Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 7 - Jonquilla
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Orange
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: VL - Very Late Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: RHS Historics List
ADS Historics
Hybridizer: Barr and Sons
Year of registration: Yes, pre 1937 - 1st flowering.
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: {N. assoanus}
Pollen parent: ?{N. poeticus}
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)
Plant Height: dwarf
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
White
Yellow
Other: pale yellow petals mature to creamy white
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: Can force for early indoor bloom.
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
Preferred depth: shoulders should clear soil line
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Parentage: N. assoanus x

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Common names
  • Jonquilla Daffodil
  • Apodanthus Daffodil
  • Daffodil

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Comments:
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 4, 2011 11:14 AM concerning plant:
    Introduced in 1937. Good to force. Division 7 Jonquilla.
    RHS description -'Fls 2-3 per stem, rounded; perianth segments very broadly ovate, blunt or truncate, opening deep yellow, becoming paler in tone, with white mucro, concave, with margins often incurling, overlapping half; the inner segments with margins wavy; corona shallow or very shallow bowl-shaped, broad, ribbed, orange-yellow, with a band of reddish orange at rim of variable width and variable depth of colour, frilled. Scented. Dwarf to standard. Late.'
    ‘The Royal Horticultural Society Horticultural Database’, available at www.rhs.org.uk

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