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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 7 - Jonquilla
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: One of the tallest. Golden petals, more golden corona. Fragrant. 1-3 flowers/stem.
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1968
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Narvik
Pollen parent: {N. jonquilla}
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Award of 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
Plant Height: 18 to 24" +
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Yellow
Other: golden
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
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: Other: Award of Merit, Wister Award, AGM
Parentage: Narvik x N. Jonquilla

Narcissus Stratosphere

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Apr 29, 2013 3:34 PM

Award winning golden jonquilla daffodil is nicely fragrant and quite tall. Corona's orangeness is climate dependent. Said to resemble 'Bunting', though lighter in color and taller.

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