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Narcissus pseudonarcissus (Wild Daffodil)

Wild Daffodil, Lent Lily, Averill, Bell Rose, Bulrose, Chalice Flower, Common Daffodil, Daffy-Down-Dilly, Eggs and Bacon, Lent Cock, Lent Rose, Trumpet Narcissus, Yellow Crowbell, Spring Bulbs, Spring Flowers


Stocky and strong, Narcissus pseudonarcissus (Wild Daffodil) is a small trumpet daffodil with cheerful flowers, 2 in. long (6 cm), boasting dark yellow trumpets surrounded by a soft pale yellow ring of petals. Blooming in early to mid spring, one flower per sturdy stem, they rise atop upright, strap-like, gray-green leaves. Perfect for naturalizing, this well-known European flower brings bright swathes of color to woods and grassland.

  • Grows up to 14 in. (35 cm), Wild Daffodil naturalizes well and comes back year after year.
  • Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun or part shade. Keep the soil moist during the growing season, but reduce watering after foliage begins to die back. Prefers acid soils which retain plenty of moisture in the spring growing season and a sunny spot.
  • This Daffodil is a welcomed addition to beds, borders, containers or naturalized areas. Provides spectacular drifts of color when planted en masse. For best visual impact, plant in groups (at least 6 bulbs).
  • Deer and rabbit resistant!
  • Propagate by removing offsets as the leaves fade in early summer
  • Ingestion may cause severe discomfort. Can also be a skin irritant.
  • Native to Western Europe

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 10
Heat Zones 1 – 9
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Narcissus - Daffodils
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 2" (5cm)
Spacing 2" (5cm)
Depth 5" (12cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Native Plants United Kingdom
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 10
Heat Zones 1 – 9
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Narcissus - Daffodils
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 2" (5cm)
Spacing 2" (5cm)
Depth 5" (12cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Native Plants United Kingdom
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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