Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: Reflexed yellow perianth, strong orange trumpet. Swept back wings - petals.
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1966
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: (( Market Merry x Carbineer ) x Amanda)
Pollen parent: {N. cyclamineus}
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 8 to 10"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Other: slight scent
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Other: 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 - 1995, HC 1990, AM 1987
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)
Parentage: ((Market Merry x Carbineer) x Armada) X N. cyclamineus
Child plants: 4 child plants

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Cyclamineus Daffodil
  • Daffodil

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  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jun 1, 2013 1:57 PM concerning plant:
    An excellent forcing daffodil. Small stature and strong color enhance it's forcibility. Good for show purposes as well and in the garden. Multiple award winner. Both seed and pollen are fertile. List of descendants can be found here (DaffSeek 6-1-13).It's pedigree chart here (DaffSeek 6-1-13)
    RHS description - Fl. 75 mm wide; perianth segments ovate, vivid yellow, with slight white mucro, strongly reflexed, creased, with margins wavy, overlapping one-third; the inner segments more heavily creased and with margins more strongly waved; corona cylindrical, loosely ribbed, constricted near mouth, strong orange, with mouth slightly expanded and rim regularly crenate. Slightly scented. With many secondary stems.
    A very fine selection. Very popular. A personal favorite.
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