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common name: Daffodil
synonyms: Narcissus minimus
poisonous or irritant
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.
Division 10 daffodil
Native to northern and central Spain and northern Portugal.