Cyclamineus Daffodil (Narcissus 'Ara') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
The Bulb Lady

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Lemon yellow corona surrounded by yellowish-white overlapping perianth segments. Up-facing a bit.
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Hybridizer: W.F. Leenen
Year of registration: 2004
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
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)
Plant Height: 12 to 16"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Terrific for forcing
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Gophers/Voles
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrels
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-09-30Forced last winter, going outside this fall
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-04-02
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-04-02Forced
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Comments:
Posted by mantisOH (Athens, Ohio - Zone 6a) on Apr 18, 2018 10:19 PM

Super substance, striking color contrast, and lasts quite well.

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