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Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: RHS says Fl. 90 mm wide; perianth segments ovate, blunt, slightly mucronate, reflexed, a little twisted and with margins incurved, smooth, overlapping one-third; the inner segments only very slightly mucronate, more strongly twisted; corona cylindrical, l
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Cyril F. Coleman
Year of registration: Yes; pre 1943 (date of 1st flowering)
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Mitylene
Pollen parent: {N. cyclamineus}
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Award of Merit
First Class Certificate
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: < 13 inches (dwarf)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Malodorous
Other: Scented but unpleasant.
Flower Color: White
Other: corona opens pale yellow, becomes white
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Other: Excellent to force.
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 1993; AM in 1948, 1973, 1985; FCC in 1950, 1974
Parentage: Mitylene x Narcissus cyclamineus
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Common names
  • Cyclamineus Daffodil
  • Cyclamineus Narcissus
  • Cyclamen Daffodil
  • Daffodil

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corona opens pale yellow, becomes white
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Date: 2021-04-02
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Date: 2023-02-24
corona opens pale yellow, becomes white
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Date: 2020-03-28
Narcissus Jenny
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2019-03-24
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Date: 2013-03-06

Date: 2016-03-07
Comments:
  • Posted by LoriMT (Dawsonville, GA - Zone 8a) on Oct 31, 2022 2:33 PM concerning plant:
    The flowers of this dwarf daffodil open white and yellow, then mature to almost pure white. Small in size, this daffodil combines nicely with grape hyacinths.
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