Split-Cupped Collar Daffodil (Narcissus 'Mondragon') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 11a - Split-Cupped Collar
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Hybridizer: J. Gerritsen & Son
Year of registration: 1973
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Seed parent: seedling
Pollen parent: seedling
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 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: >26.6" (tall)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Yellow
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
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
Child plants: one child plant

photo by : A. Barra

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 6, 2013 9:49 PM

RHS description -'Fl. 105 mm wide; perianth segments very broadly ovate, blunt, brilliant greenish yellow 6C, with prominent white mucro, spreading or somewhat reflexed, plane, overlapping half; the inner segments more usually spreading, with margins wavy and sometimes distorted at shoulder; corona split to base, the six segments half as long as the perianth segments and opposite and closely overlying them, squarish at apex, ribbed, orange, deeply frilled.' The Royal Horticultural Society Horticultural Database’, available at www.rhs.org.uk
Used as seed parent to craft 'Colstar' (1986).

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