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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 7 - Jonquilla
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: 'Fls. 2-3 per stem, 60 mm wide, rich golden yellow; perianth segments broadly ovate, with prominent whitish mucro, spreading or slightly inflexed, plane, overlapping half; corona funnel-shaped, loosely ribbed, a little darker in tone than perianth' RHS
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1974
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Daydream
Pollen parent: {N. jonquilla}
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Wister Award
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
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: AGM 1998, Wister Award 2007
Parentage: Daydream x N. jonquilla

 - A bountiful bloomer.

Posted by JimTim on Apr 29, 2021 7:25 PM

I planted 500 last fall in Youngstown, Ohio. They began blooming on April 7. Today is April 29 and they are still in full bloom. We had torrential rain today and not a single flower petal dropped. Quail is already one of the favorite plants in my garden.

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Plant Events from our members
flaflwrgrl On April 7, 2015 Bloomed
Bloom began.
flaflwrgrl On December 6, 2014 Miscellaneous Event
Planted the 25 bulbs.
flaflwrgrl On December 3, 2014 Obtained plant
25 bulbs from Brent & Becky's Bulbs. They're sprouting.
flaflwrgrl On November 7, 2014 Miscellaneous Event
flaflwrgrl On October 30, 2014 Obtained plant
From Van Englen. 100 bulbs.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Easy reference list for Narcissus with the Award of Garden Merit by Cantillon Oct 3, 2014 2:57 PM 0
What did YOU do outside today? by crittergarden May 15, 2021 7:34 PM 7,499
'Tis the season to find bulbs in the grass in the south by purpleinopp Dec 8, 2015 11:27 AM 58
Fall bulbs -- what are you ordering, and where will you put it? by critterologist May 30, 2015 10:05 AM 1,335
Daffodils, show off sunny yellow blooms 2013 by springcolor May 22, 2013 8:56 AM 182
Daffodils by sandnsea2 Mar 23, 2021 4:46 AM 187

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