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botanical name:
Narcissus 'Golden Dawn'
Narcissus 'Golden Dawn' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Daffodil
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.50m
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, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Spring bulb, clusters of several sweetly scented flowers per stem, rich yellow with light orange cups. Vigorous grower with sturdy stems and good erect foliage, naturalises well.

cultivation:
Best in moderately fertile, slightly alkaline, 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 7 Jonquilla and Apodanthus

RHS AGM

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