Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Creamy white petals w/ short cup funnel shaped of orange 'apricot' color
Special Classes: ADS Historics
Hybridizer: Philip John Worsley
Year of registration: Registered, flowering noted 1907
Seed parent: Lulworth
Pollen parent: Duchess of Brabant
Awards: Award of Merit
Links: DaffSeek - Daffodil Database
RHS - Daffodil Register

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Other: coded W - YYO
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Award of Merit 1915
Parentage: Lulworth x Duchess of Brabant
Child plants: 10 child plants

Common names
  • Large Cupped Daffodil
  • Daffodil
Also sold as:
  • Bernadino

Photo Gallery

Date: c. 1912
<p>illustration detail ['Bernardino' is top left] from an ad in a

Date: c. 1931
photo ['Bernardino' is upper left] from the 1931 catalog Stummp &

Date: c. 1937
photo ['Olympia is middle-right] from the 1937 catalog cover, Van

Date: c. 1930
photo from the 1930 catalog, M. Van Waveren & Sons, New York City

Date: c. 1928
photo from the 1928 catalog, M. Van Waveren & Sons, New York City

Date: c. 1929
illustration by Mary E. Eaton from 'Addisonia', 1929

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