Daffodil, Narcissus (Orange) make wonderful companions with other bulbs, perennials, annuals and flowering shrubs.
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.
||Daffodil, Jonquil, Trevene
||Up to 16 inches
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
- 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
- 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
||14 to 24 degrees C
||Fresh potting compost
Daffodil special feature
The plant is one that attracts numerous pollinators.
- They are best sited in beds, borders, wild gardens, open woodland areas