Plant Base Online (beta)

botanical name:
Narcissus asturiensis
Narcissus asturiensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Daffodil
synonyms:  Narcissus minimus
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.15m
width: m
growth rate:
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Glaucous mid-green leaves and pale yellow flowers with narrow perianth segments and waisted trumpets.

Best in moderately fertile, well drained neutral to acid soil. Needs some moisture while in growth early in the year but dormant bulbs will survive drought and hot summers. Needs full sun.
Plant bulbs at one and half times their own size or a little deeper. Allow foliage to die back naturally after flowering.

By seed or bulb offsets.

other notes:
Division 10 daffodil
Native to northern and central Spain and northern Portugal.
Deeproot tree logo

You can also install Plant Base on your computer:

  • self contained application
  • more features
  • update and add records
  • larger and higher quality pictures
  • fast and efficient
  • always available, no connection needed
  • Windows, Mac and Android

details ...