Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Pink
Description: White perianth' slightly rolled and frilled yellow-pink cup
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Guy L. Wilson
Year of registration: 1956
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Seed parent: Rose of Tralee
Pollen parent: 'Irish Rose'
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Award of Merit
First Class Certificate
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: 18-20"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: 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
Preferred depth: shoulders visible
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: AGM 1993, FCC 1971 & 1978, AM 1957 & 1963
Parentage: Rose of Tralee x Irish Rose
Child plants: 13 child plants

Common names
  • Large-cupped Daffodil
  • Long-Cupped Narcissus
  • Daffodil

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Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2011-04-29
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2011-04-29
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2011-04-29
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Location: Southeastern NH
Date: 2014-05-14
After a couple weeks open.
Photo by DianeSeeds
Location: Southeastern NH
Date: 2014-05-02
Location: Southeastern NH
Date: 2014-05-02

Date: 2004-04-24

Date: 2004-04-24
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jun 4, 2013 3:00 PM concerning plant:
    Being both seed and pollen fertile, Passionale has been utilized in many crosses (21 times as seed parent, 15 times pollen parent. Extensive list of descendants may be viewed at this DaffSeek (6-4-13) site -

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