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botanical name:
Narcissus 'Abba'
Narcissus 'Abba' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
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: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Double white flowers interspersed with orange central petaloids. Up to 5 blooms per stem. Good spicy fragrance.

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 4 - Double
Sport of N. 'Cragford'

RHS AGM

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