Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: Faces down initially, then at right angle to stem. White petals strongly reflexed; cylindrical cup opens lemon yellow goes white with maturity.
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Mavis Verry
Year of registration: 1968
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Seed parent: Assini
Pollen parent: Narcissus cyclamineus
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Other: Excellent to force.
Flower Color: White
Other: cup goes from light yellow to white
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Other: Forcible
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: Other: AGM 2001
Parentage: Assini x N. cyclamineus

Common names
  • Cyclamineus Daffodil
  • Daffodil

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Date: 2020-04-03
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 17, 2013 4:02 PM concerning plant:
    An ADS Classic and AGM winner.
    Excellent subject for forcing.
    Seed parent to 'Little Azzy'.
    Displays 'Variation', a characteristic when the daffodil color or division may vary as the bloom reaches full maturity.

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