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Narcissus 'W.P. Milner' (Trumpet Daffodil)

Daffodil 'W.P. Milner', Trumpet Daffodil 'W.P. Milner', Narcissus 'Mr Milner', Narcissus 'Mr W.P. Milner', Narcissus 'Mr. Milner', Trumpet Daffodil, Spring Bulbs, Spring Flowers


Multiple award-winning Narcissus 'W.P. Milner' is a charming heirloom daffodil boasting medium-sized, gently nodding flowers, 2.5 in. across (6 cm), emerging pale lemon but quickly fading to creamy-white. Blooming in early to mid spring, this old Victorian variety still has a place in the wild garden. Admirable for its dwarf habit, it is perfect to enliven the spring garden.

  • Rising up to 12 in. tall (30 cm), this dwarf daffodil naturalizes well and comes back year after year.
  • Recipient of several awards (Award of Merit, Highly Commanded Certificate), it has been extremely popular since its introduction pre 1869.
  • 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.
  • Trumpet Narcissus bear large flowers, one bloom per stem, adorned with long trumpets (just as long or longer than the length of the perianth segments). This group offers a wide variety of colors and shapes. Blooming in early to mid spring, these daffodils can be grown in any garden setting, sun or shade.

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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 Narcissus - Daffodils
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Height 1' (30cm)
Spread 2" – 3" (5cm – 7cm)
Spacing 3" (7cm)
Depth 7" (17cm)
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 Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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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.


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 Narcissus - Daffodils
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Height 1' (30cm)
Spread 2" – 3" (5cm – 7cm)
Spacing 3" (7cm)
Depth 7" (17cm)
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 Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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