Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 11a - Split-Cupped Collar
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: Good perennializer, large flower. Opens greenish-yellow becoming white. Fertile.
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: J. Gerritsen & Son
Year of registration: 1963
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Awards: Highly Commended
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: slight scent
Flower Color: White
Other: Displays evolving color or the classification/division may vary upon maturity. some degree of varibilty
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
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
Awards and Recognitions: Other: HC 1985
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Common names
  • Split-Cupped Collar Daffodil
  • Butterfly Narcissus
  • Daffodil

Comments:
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 30, 2014 1:09 AM concerning plant:
    This classic cultivar from the Netherlands is seed and pollen fertile; utilized as a seed parent 8 times and as a pollen parent twice.
    Rated Highly Commended by the RHS (1985).
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Sep 2, 2015 2:05 AM concerning plant:
    Cassata - (11a W-W) the yellow cup which matures to almost pure white, folds back against the pristine white petals, almost completely covering them; a large flower that makes a wonderful mass of color; good perennializer, too; 16"-18"; early-mid spring.
    Compliments of Brent and Becky's Bulbs.
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