Daffodil, Narcissus (Orange) - Bulbs
Description for Daffodil, Narcissus (Orange)
Narcissus is a genus of bulbous perennials. Perianth and other petaloid segments are in the orange shade with not much overlapping; the inner whorls successively a little narrower but not much shorter. Narcissus bears long, narrow, rush-like leaves.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Daffodil, Jonquil, Trevene||Orange||Spring||Up to 16 inches||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
You can plant 4 to 5 bulbs per sq. foot in the fall. Loosen the soil with a fork and plant the bulb with the point up and roots down. Plant 6" apart from a center of a bulb to the center of a bulb.
Each bulb should be planted 2 to 3 times as deep as the bulb, with at least 3" of soil over the top. Potted bulbs can always be planted a little closer than those in the garden.
|Full sun to part shade||Well-drained soils, organically rich loams||Medium||14 to 24 degrees C||Fresh potting compost|
Caring for Daffodil
- Soils should be kept uniformly moist during the growing season.
- The foliage should not be cut back until it begins to yellow.
- The top portion of each flower stem may be removed after the flowers have bloomed.
- If bloom quality and quantity decline over time, clumps may be divided by digging.
Typical uses of Daffodil
Special features: The plant is one that attracts numerous pollinators.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: They are best sited in beds, borders, wild gardens, open woodland areas.
Medicinal use: NA
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