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Narcissus juncifolius

Daffodil

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourWhite-green yellow-orange
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Narcissus juncifolius (Daffodil). This species will produce a tiny flower with thin rounded leaves about 20cm,20cm. The flowers are scented, golden yellow blooms and are borne in the spring.

Characteristics

Perennial, Bulb, Fragrant

Origin

Europe, N. Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their ornamental flowers. Bulbs and leaves are poisonous if eaten.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are poisonous and allergenic.

Propagation

Fresh seed in late autumn or summer. Offsets can be separated and replanted as the leaves fade in early summer, or in early autumn before new roots form.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Narcissus yellow stripe virus, basal rot, slugs, large narcissus fly and bulb and stem eelworm may cause problems. Contact with the daffodil's sap may irritate the skin or aggravate skin allergies.

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