Double Daffodil (Narcissus 'Cheerfulness') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Creamy white flowers w/ yellow flecks. 2 to 3 flowers per stem.
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Historics
Hybridizer: J.B. van der Schoot
Year of registration: pre 1923
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Seed parent: Elvira sport
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Award of Merit
First Class Certificate
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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 14 to 16 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: sweet, musky fragrance
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White and yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: should force well
Inflorescence Height: 14 to 16 inches
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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: Award of Merit, FCC, and HC
Parentage: Sport of: Elvira
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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is White Cheerfulness in the database? by Frillylily Dec 7, 2014 5:47 PM 3
Easy reference list for Narcissus with the Award of Garden Merit by Cantillon Oct 3, 2014 2:57 PM 0
Need a daffodil ID, please! by Natalie Apr 13, 2014 6:36 PM 14
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