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botanical name:
Narcissus 'Triple Crown'
Narcissus 'Triple Crown' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Daffodil
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.65m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: golden
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: 7 to 9
description:
Well formed flowers with golden yellow perianth segments and a small flared cups rimmed with deep orange-red. Free flowering in mid season and increases well.

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.

usage:
Good for naturalising.

other notes:
Division 3 - Small-cupped

Brian Duncan cultivar, introduced in 1987.
RHS AGM

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