Species Daffodil (Narcissus x odorus) in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Narcissus x odorus Accepted
Narcissus semipartitus Synonym
Narcissus interjecta Synonym
Narcissus elatior Synonym
Narcissus curtisii Synonym
Narcissus conspicuus Synonym
Narcissus calathinus Synonym

Also sold as:
Odorus 'Campernelli'
Odorus 'Curtisii'
Odorus 'Interjectus'
The Late Great 6-lobed
The Great Curled Cup
The Great 6-lobed
Single Campernelle

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 13 - Species (Botanical and Wild Variant)
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Bloom season: Spring
Hybridizer: n/a
Year of registration: n/a

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)
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

illustration from Botanical Magazine, 1791

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Mar 2, 2014 12:34 PM

Old House Gardens relates a 'true heirloom that has made itself at home since colonial days in old gardens throughout the South — and north through zone 6 at least. (We even have a customer growing them on the shores of Lake Superior.) With their distinctively lobed cups, our true Campernelles are early, fragrant, and full of the grace and staying-power of wildflowers. You’ll have more and more every year! Aka Large Jonquil, 13 Y-Y, 10-14”, zones 6a-8b'. Available.

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