Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Pink
Description: Reflexed white petals/salmon pink trumpet
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: Miniatures List
Hybridizer: Brian S. Duncan
Year of registration: 1984
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Origin of name: Breeder's daughter's initials
Seed parent: Foundling
Pollen parent: Delta Wings
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
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: 9 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Other: smooth texture/blue-green color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Pink-orange (apricot) crinkled rim trumpet over white petals
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Easy to force.
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
Preferred depth: shoulder of bloom at soil level for forcing
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: AGM 1998
Parentage: Foundling x Delta Wings

Common names
  • Cyclamineus Narcissus
  • Daffodil

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  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 18, 2011 2:51 PM concerning plant:
    Introduced in 1984. Bred by Brian Duncan from seedling of N. Foundling X N. Delta Wings.
    Excellent for forcing. My personal favorite. Getting hard to find.
    After forcing, translocatible to garden for more blooming seasons.
    Division 6 - Cyclamineus.
Plant Events from our members
jmorth From April 8, 2015 to April 13, 2015 Bloomed
2nd batch bloomed
jmorth From March 23, 2015 to March 31, 2015 Bloomed
1st batch, 1st bloom.
jmorth On March 3, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Moved out of cold period (refrig) into cool time under fluorescent in basement 60°.
jmorth On March 3, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Moved out of cold period (refrig) into cool time under fluorescent in basement 60°.
Batch 1 of 2.
jmorth On November 10, 2014 Miscellaneous Event
Batch 2 moved into cold pd.(refrig)
jmorth On November 1, 2014 Miscellaneous Event
Batch # 1 moved in to refrig. cold pd.
jmorth On October 26, 2014 Potted up
Batch # 2 - to force. 2 wk rooting period, then 3 mo cold tx.
jmorth On October 17, 2014 Potted up
5 of 10 received. Start of 2 week rooting period before 3 mo. cold period in dedicated refrigerator.
jmorth On October 1, 2014 Obtained plant
From Living Gardens. To be forced.
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