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botanical name:
Narcissus 'Merlin'
Narcissus 'Merlin' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Daffodil
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: m
growth rate:
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Beautiful medium sized daffodil. Pure white perianth segments and a pale yellow flattened cup edged by a narrow intense red rim.

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.

propagation:
Separate and replant bulb offsets.

other notes:
Division 3 - Small-cupped

RHS AGM

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