Species Daffodil (Narcissus cyclamineus) in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Narcissus cyclamineus Accepted
Narcissus cohaerens Synonym
Narcissus latipetalus Synonym
Narcissus pseudonarcissus subsp. cyclamineus Synonym

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 13 - Species (Botanical and Wild Variant)
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Downfacing all yellow flower w/ long cylindrical cup and very swept back (reflexed) petals.
Bloom season: Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: Miniatures List
Hybridizer: n/a
Year of registration: n/a
Country of Origin: Spain
Origin of name: Resembling Cyclamen
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
First Class Certificate

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
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
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


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Location: Threave castle garden, ScotlandDate: 2014-03-27
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr winter walkDate: 2017-03-09
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2018-02-27Species Daffodil (Narcissus cyclamineus) 001
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Date: 2008-02-23photo by: Francine Riez
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Location: Rosetta- TasmaniaDate: 2 SEPT2012Champion Div 13 miniature species
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Photo courtesy of: Derek Harper
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Photo courtesy of: peganum
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Posted by gwhizz (Rosetta,Tasmania,Australia - Zone 7b) on Sep 4, 2012 8:51 PM

This is my highest achievement in daffodil showing, as it was picked from restricted champion trio Narcissus Cyclamineus/Conspicuus/Snook. I could not believe it!!!!

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