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Narcissus ‘Segovia’ (Small-Cupped Daffodil)

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Fragrant, multiple award-winner Narcissus ‘Segovia’ boasts small flowers, 2 in. across (5 cm), exhibiting a pale yellow flat cup, slightly frilled at the rim, and gracefully reflexed, white petals. Blooming in mid-spring, this Small-Cupped Daffodil has been extremely popular since its introduction in 1962.

  • Rising to 8 in. tall (20 cm), this dwarf daffodil is an easy grower and naturalizes well, coming back year after year.
  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society as well as the Wister Award for outstanding garden merit.
  • 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.
  • This Daffodil is a welcomed addition to beds, borders, around shrubs, under deciduous trees, or in naturalized areas. Provides spectacular drifts of color when planted en masse or mixed with any other flowering bulbs. For best visual impact, plant in groups (at least 6 bulbs).
  • Deer and rabbit resistant!
  • To be planted in fall
  • Propagate by removing offsets as the leaves fade in early summer
  • Ingestion may cause severe discomfort. Can also be a skin irritant.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses.
  • Small-Cupped Daffodils bear medium-sized flowers, one bloom per stem, characterized by a small cup or corona: not more than one-third the length of the petals. Mid-season bloomers, this group includes many attractive, bi-colored cultivars, adorned with perfectly formed, white, and pale petals, and usually strongly colored cups.

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A2, A3
Plant Type Bulbs
Plant Family Amaryllidaceae
Genus Narcissus
Common names Daffodil
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid)
Height 6" - 8"
(15cm - 20cm)
Spread 2" - 3"
(5cm - 8cm)
Spacing 3" (8cm)
Depth 7" (18cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Prairie and Meadow, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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Narcissus pseudonarcissus (Wild Daffodil)
Narcissus obvallaris (Tenby Daffodil)
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Narcissus ‘Baby Boomer’ (Jonquil Daffodil)
Narcissus ‘Ariel’ (Tazetta Daffodil)
Narcissus ‘Gigantic Star’ (Large-Cupped Daffodil)

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Tulipa ‘New Design’ (Triumph Tulip)
Tulipa ‘Apricot Beauty’ (Single Early Tulip)
Tulipa ‘Purissima’ (Fosteriana Tulip)

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A2, A3
Plant Type Bulbs
Plant Family Amaryllidaceae
Genus Narcissus
Common names Daffodil
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid)
Height 6" - 8"
(15cm - 20cm)
Spread 2" - 3"
(5cm - 8cm)
Spacing 3" (8cm)
Depth 7" (18cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Prairie and Meadow, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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