Species Daffodil (Narcissus poeticus subsp. poeticus) in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Narcissus poeticus subsp. poeticus Accepted
Narcissus recurvus Synonym
Narcissus poeticus var. hellenicus Synonym
Narcissus patellaris Synonym
Narcissus majalis Synonym
Narcissus poeticus var. majalis Synonym
Narcissus hellenicus Synonym
Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus Synonym

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 13 - Species (Botanical and Wild Variant)
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Orange
Red
Description: White petals, yellowish cup w/ orange and red). Used 8 times as a seed parent and 7 times as a pollen parent.
Bloom season: Spring
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Miniatures List
Hybridizer: n/a
Year of registration: n/a
Origin of name: means ' of Greece'

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: 30 cm or taller
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
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: Stratify 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: Other: 2010 Great Plant Picks Award Winner

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