Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 8 - Tazetta
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: 3 - 5 fragrant flowers per stem. White (to yellowish) petals behind buttercup yellow cup. A dwarf daffodil.
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: Multiflowering
ADS Classics
Miniatures List
Hybridizer: Alec Gray
Year of registration: 1962
Country of Origin: England
Origin of name: small stature
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
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 5 to 6"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
Inflorescence Height: 5 or 6 inches
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: Award of Garden Merit 1998
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)
Child plants: 2 child plants

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Tazetta Daffodil
  • Daffodil
  • Miniature Daffodil

Photo Gallery
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-04-03
Location: Zone 6b. 
Date: 2023-04-19
Location: Zone 6b. 
Date: 2023-04-19
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Date: 2024-01-31
Location: Tyne and Wear, England UK 
Date: 2020-04-12
Narcissus ’Minnow”
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2019-03-01
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2019-03-21
A better close up.
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-03-22
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2019-03-21
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-03-21
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-03-28
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2019-03-03
Tazetta Daffodil - Narcissus Minnow 011
Location: Zone 6b. 
Date: 2023-05-01
Location: Botanical Garden of Münster 
Date: 2016-04-29
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2014-04-17
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2014-04-14
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2014-04-14
Location: Zone 6b. 
Date: 2023-04-21
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2019-03-27
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2019-03-27
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2019-03-27
left Watch Up in pic for size comparison
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2014-04-09
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2019-01-20
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-10-13
to be forced
Location: Zone 6b. 
Date: 2023-04-22
Location: My North Yorkshire Garden
Date: 2020-04-07

Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2008-04-06
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2008-04-08
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2008-04-07

Date: 2005-04-14

Courtesy of RoozenGaarde/
Location: Little Rock, AR
Date: 2018-03-16
Uploaded by kosk0025
Uploaded by kosk0025
Location: Part sun Zone 6
Date: 2012-03-22
Guarding the lilies.
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2008-04-14
Location: Garden
Date: April 2016
Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)
Date: 2014-05-02
Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-04-19
Location: Sun
Date: 2013-04-28
Location: critter's yarden
Date: 2012-03-20
rates high on the cuteness scale!
Location: Full sun
Date: 2013-04-21
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Sep 2, 2015 12:19 PM concerning plant:
    From Brent and Becky's Bulbs:
    'Minnow - (8 Y-Y) division 8, tazetta; 3-5 fragrant flowers per stem; white or yellow petals and tiny, buttercup-yellow cups; whz 5-9; 5"-6"; mid spring.
    Miniature Daffodil'

    May display variation - Daffodil color or division may vary as the bloom reaches full maturity.
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