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botanical name:
Narcissus 'Telamonius Plenus'
Narcissus 'Telamonius Plenus' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Double Daffodil
synonyms:  Narcissus 'Van Sion'
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: golden
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: 4 to 9
description:
Spring flowering bulb. Double flowers of rather variable form and colouring, often with small petaloids inside the cup. Shades of yellow and gold, often with green tinging. Robust and hardy grower, essentially a double form of the wild Narcissus pseudonarcissus.

cultivation:
Best in moderately fertile, well drained soil with reasonable moisture while in growth early in the year but quite dry while dormant, when bulbs will survive drought and hot summers. Full sun.
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.

usage:
Excellent for naturalising

other notes:
Division 4 - Double

This is a very old form that occurs in various locations in Britain, though now most often commercially produced in Holland.

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