Miniature Jonquilla Daffodil (Narcissus 'Pipit') in the Daffodils Database

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Division: Division 7 - Jonquilla
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: RHS- 'perianth segments broadly ovate, pale sulphur yellow, paling almost to pure white at base, spreading, with margins incurling, overlapping one-third; the inner segments a little inflexed, cup is short, yel changes to white
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: Multiflowering
ADS Classics
Hybridizer: G.E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1963
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Binkie
Pollen parent: N. jonquilla
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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 14 to 16"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Other: all yellow initially, but cup quickly turns white
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: Royal Horticultural Society(RHS) Award of Garden Merit(AGM) in 2001 then award was rescinded by the RHS in 2012
Parentage: Binkie x N. jonquilla

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 25, 2013 5:01 PM

Found this lovely daffodil at Brent & Becky's bulbs. Planted it last fall so it bloomed this spring. Pipit is a small thing, but so pretty with the white on yellow flowers.

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Plant Events from our members
jmorth From March 9, 2016 to March 22, 2016 Bloomed
Moved upstairs.
jmorth On February 23, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Out of cold, under fluorescents in cool basement.
jmorth On October 24, 2015 Potted up
within a week (to let roots get going) into dark/cold period.
jmorth On October 23, 2015 Obtained plant
From Brent and Becky's. To force.
jmorth From April 9, 2015 to April 15, 2015 Bloomed
jmorth On March 25, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Moved out of cold period to cool under basement fluorescents.
jmorth From November 10, 2014 to March 25, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Pot moved into refrigerator.
jmorth On October 26, 2014 Potted up
start of rooting period (2 weeks)
jmorth On October 25, 2014 Obtained plant
To force. From Brent and Becky's.
aspenhill On August 20, 2003 Obtained plant
Brent and Becky's Bulbs - qty 100
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Which fall bulbs will you order this year, and which vendors will you use by Cem9165 Jan 2, 2016 8:03 AM 561
Where are you ordering from #1 by sandnsea2 May 4, 2012 5:32 AM 395
Fall Bulbs/Part 2 - Co-op by Woodthrush by woodthrush Jul 22, 2011 5:14 PM 0
Daffodils by sandnsea2 Dec 14, 2014 2:42 PM 179

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