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botanical name:
Narcissus 'Border Beauty'
Narcissus 'Border Beauty' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Daffodil
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
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:
Large shapely flowers with rounded clear yellow perianth segments and bowl-shaped deep reddish orange cups. Strong growing habit.

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 2 - Large-cupped

Raised in Northern Ireland

RHS AGM

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