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common name: Tenby Daffodil
synonyms: Narcissus pseudonarcissus ssp. obvallaris
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
Sturdy species with erect mid-green leaves and neat golden yellow flowers on stiff stems in early spring.
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.
By seed or bulb offsets.
Good for naturalising.
Division 10 - Bulbocodium
Native to Western Europe including South Wales.