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botanical name:
Narcissus 'Jack Snipe'
Narcissus 'Jack Snipe' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
synonyms:  Narcissus cyclamineus 'Jack Snipe'
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.25m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Compact and short growing. Long lasting small flowers with white petals and short lemon-yellow trumpets in early to mid-spring.



cultivation:
Best in moderately fertile, well drained soil. Needs reasonable moisture while in growth early in the year but dormant bulbs will survive drought and hot summers. Sun or part shade.
Plant bulbs at one and half times their own size or a little deeper. Allow foliage to die back naturally after flowering.

usage:
Excellent for naturalising.

other notes:
Division 6 - Cyclamineus

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