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

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Red
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1982
Country of Origin: United States
Origin of name: The name Itzim is an anagram of 'Mitzi', which was first name chosen for this daffodil
Seed parent: Vulcan seedling
Pollen parent: {N. cyclamineus}
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
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
Child plants: one child plant

Very reliable year after year.

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September 18, 2013

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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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Oct 25, 2013 3:33 PM

I just love the smaller flowers with the orange trumpets on this Cyclamineus class daffodil. The flowers always look like they are ready to take off in flight.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Banner for March 13, 2018 by HamiltonSquare by HamiltonSquare Mar 18, 2018 12:15 AM 15
Easy reference list for Narcissus with the Award of Garden Merit by Cantillon Oct 3, 2014 2:57 PM 0
Where are you ordering from #1 by sandnsea2 May 4, 2012 5:32 AM 395
Ordered Bulbs for fall already just now at Brent and Beckies by Newyorkrita Oct 29, 2013 8:55 PM 26

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