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common name: Daffodil
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Vigorous Jonquilla daffodil producing up to 4 sweetly scented, lemon-yellow flowers about 7cm across, with rounded perianth segments and short flared cups. Very narrow leaves.
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.
Separate and replant bulb offsets.
Division 7 - Jonquilla and Apodanthus