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

Common names
  • Jonquilla Daffodil
  • Jonquilla Narcissus
  • Apodanthus Daffodil
  • Daffodil

Photo Gallery
Location: Boardman, Ohio
Date: April 23, 2022
Extended bloom, see May 5 photo
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2017-05-14
 - A bountiful bloomer.
Location: Boardman, Ohio
Date: 2021-04-24
Location: RHS Hyde Hall, Essex, UK.
Date: 2023-04-04
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2017-05-11
 - Two blooms on most stalks.
Location: Boardman, Ohio
Date: May 5, 2022
Extended bloom, see April 23 photo
Location: Canton, OH
Date: 2016-05-13
Location: Canton, OH
Date: 2016-05-13
Location: Boardman, Ohio
Date: April 2021
Location: Lowndesboro AL
Date: 2015-03-21
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-04-15
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2012-04-17
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2016-05-15

Date: 2018-05-01
Photo by DianeSeeds
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2014-11-06
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2015-04-07
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2015-02-06
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-06-09
Location: St L Daffodil Show
Date: 2016-04-09
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2015-03-05
Zone 9b.
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-04-15
Location: Madrid, Spain
photo by: Cillas
  • Posted by JimTim on Apr 29, 2021 7:25 PM concerning plant:
    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.
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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