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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
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: RHS AGM
Other: AGM 2001 Preliminary Commendation 1964
Parentage: Ischia x N. triandrus

Common names
  • Triandrus Daffodil
  • Angel's Tears
  • Daffodil

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  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 16, 2011 1:18 AM concerning plant:
    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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