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

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Common names
  • Cyclamineus Daffodil
  • Daffodil

Photo Gallery
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2018-02-10
Very reliable year after year.
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2015-02-16
N. 'Itzim' with Felicia filifolia in the upper left. (Z9b)
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2018-02-07
These have been very dependable year to year.
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-04-23
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-04-11
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Zone 9b.
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2018-01-27
Will bloom first week of February and right on time.

Date: 2008-04-18
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-04-08
Forced
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-04-11
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Location: central Illinois
Date: 4-5-13
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2011-03-30
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Location: Varna, Bulgaria
Date: 2018-11-22
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-04-17
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-04-17
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-04-17
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-04-17
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-04-13
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-04-13
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-04-06
Location: Madrid, Spain
photo by: Cillas
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2011-03-26
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Comments:
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Oct 25, 2013 3:33 PM concerning plant:
    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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