Triandrus Daffodil (Narcissus 'Ice Wings') in the Daffodils Database

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Division: Division 5 - Triandrus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: 2 to 3 ivory white fragrant nodding tubular flowers w/ reflexed perianth segments
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: C.F. Coleman
Year of registration: 1958
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Ischia
Pollen parent: N. triandrus
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Preliminary Commendation
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 9b
Plant Height: 10 to 12"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: very 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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: AGM 2001 Preliminary Commendation 1964
Parentage: Ischia x N. triandrus

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Most daffodils are easy to force over winter. Let's discuss the best methods, and finish by giving some examples of some favorite cultivars from the various divisions.

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 4-22-14
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2018-03-18Forced
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-04-11
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2009-04-17
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-04-17
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-04-04
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-04-23
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-10-25to force
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2009-04-21
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-04-11
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-04-18
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Location: central IllinoisDate: April 2006Forced
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-04-23
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: May 2, 2015Full sun
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-04-15
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-04-15
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2018-01-17Forcing
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2018-03-19
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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 16, 2011 1:18 AM

Can force; bulbs may then be planted outside for blooms in following years.
Long standing and long lasting. Returns reliably in the garden for years. Very stately, a beauty to behold!
One of my favorites, w/o a doubt.

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