Your Year Around Flower and Garden Guide

The Daffodil or Narcissus

The daffodil is one of those impossible to miss spring bulb flowers. Planted in late autumn, they are a sure tell sign spring has begun.

The Narcissus is blooming from late winter to early spring, usually we plant them in clusters. Yellow Islands from trumpet shaped  flowers in the awakening nature.Daffodil, Narcissus

The flowers are about 1/2'' to 1" wide and can be lone, double or even triple shaped trumped shapes, with smooth to ruffled cups.

Choose from orange, peach, pink, yellow, white or combinations thereof.

Hardiness: Zones 4-9 Hardy

Soil Type: High average moisture, good drainage, medium fertility, Ph 5.5 - 6.5

Planting Tips.

As with most bulb flowers you plant in late autumn. The plant will thrive in the full spring sun. The bulbs are placed about 5" apart and 5 to 8" deep.

Narcissus are doing great in containers, in flower beds and are great cutting flowers. They are resistant to most pests. Their biggest enemy is the Narcissus-Bulb fly larvae. 

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