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Division: Division 5 - Triandrus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: Up to 7 + flowers per stem (usually 3-5) ivory white; corona is small, white, & cup shaped.
Bloom season: L - Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: Multiflowering
Hybridizer: G.E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1970
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Quick Step
Pollen parent: N. triandrus
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: 12 to 14"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Other: 'exceptional fragrance'
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
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
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Parentage: Quick Step x N. triandrus


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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on May 10, 2013 5:25 PM

An all white, multi-flowering (7 + florets / stem), American-bred entry w/ excellent scent and ribbon-winning potential. Said to resemble its seed parent ('Quick Step') but w/ broader petal segments.

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