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botanical name:
Narcissus 'Purbeck'
Narcissus 'Purbeck' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Daffodil
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: fast
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:
Spring flowering bulb. Rounded white perianth petals around a small neat yellow cup with a band of orange at the mouth.

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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