Cyclamineus Narcissus (Narcissus 'Jack Snipe') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
April Love

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Swept back white petals w/ buttercup yellow cup
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: M.P.Williams
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1951
Country of Origin: England
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Award of Merit
Highly Commended
Links: DaffSeek - Daffodil Database
RHS - Daffodil Register

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 8 to 10"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Other: Cup is yellow; petals white.
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Other: 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: Other: HC(p) 1985 AGM 1995 AMHaarlem 1956; 2009 Great Plant Picks Award Winner
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 23, 2014 2:23 PM

A multiple award winning daffodil.
Clump forming in the garden.
Excellent to force (then may be translocated outside for bloom in subsequent years).

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