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botanical name:
Narcissus bulbocodium
Narcissus bulbocodium © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Daffodil
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.15m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
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: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Small spring flowering bulb. May vigorously colonise grassy areas. Yellow flowers with conical cups and narrow pointed petals. Very variable in size and colour, ranging from pale lemon to golden yellow. There are a number of geographical variations.


cultivation:
Thrives in sandy, neutral to acid soils.

propagation:
By seed or bulb offsets.

other notes:
Division 13 - Species
Native to the western Mediterranean area from South West France to Algeria.

RHS AGM

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