Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: All yellow daffodil; petals look like swept back wings, cylindrical cup.
Bloom season: VE - Very Early Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: Miniatures List
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1976
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Nazareth
Pollen parent: {N. cyclamineus}
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
First Class Certificate
Pannill Award
Wister Award
Links: DaffSeek - Daffodil Database
RHS - Daffodil Register

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Other: Excellent to force.
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
AAS (All-America Selection®)
Other: Pannil Award (1999), FCC (1998), Wister Award (1997), AGM (2001)
Parentage: Nazareth x N. cyclamineus

Common names
  • Cyclamineus Daffodil
  • Cyclamineus Narcissus
  • Cyclamen Daffodil
  • Daffodil

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  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 30, 2013 9:38 PM concerning plant:
    One of the premier cultivars of its class. Excellent to force. Swept back petals look like it's blooming in front of a fan. Less than a foot in height. Good for the show bench. More tolerant of partial shade than other daffodils. Multiple awards winner. Bred in the US by G.E. Mitsch..
    The International Daffodil Register & Classified List notes several matches for this daffodil's designation. This is the only one in the Cyclamineus (Div 6) category (others are in division 1 or 9).
  • Posted by mantisOH (Athens, Ohio - Zone 6a) on Apr 18, 2018 10:15 PM concerning plant:
    Long lasting (over 3 weeks here) and withstands adverse weather.
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