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Triandrus Narcissus, Triandrus Daffodil, Angel's Tears
Narcissus 'Petrel'

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Petrel
Hybridized by Mitsch
Registered or introduced: 1970
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Division:

Division 5 - Triandrus

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Garberville, California

Marlton, New Jersey

Greenville, North Carolina

Seattle, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 6, 2006, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Introduced in 1970 by G.E. Mitsch (Grant Mitsch Novelty Daffodils, Canby, Oregon, U.S.A.). A Triandrus-type, with usually two or more nodding flowers on one flowerstem. The flowerpetals turn backwards. A creamy white rich flowering beauty. ...scented and long flowering during April - May.

Positive

On May 19, 2005, ladyrowan from Garberville, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

3-5 pure white, bell-shaped blooms per stem. A very strong fragrance.

14-16"

late-midseason