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PlantFiles: Long-cupped Narcissus, Large-cupped Daffodil
Narcissus 'Precocious'

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Precocious

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9 members have or want this plant for trade.

Division:
Division 2 - Long-cupped

Height:
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 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pink
White/Near White

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

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:
Non-patented

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

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive DreamOfSpring On Mar 15, 2006, DreamOfSpring from Charleston, SC (Zone 9a) wrote:

This one is one of the best "pinks" I've seen so far. This one is a dusty pink with "salmon" notes from day 1 and the pink increases in intensity with age.

Positive ladyrowan On Aug 12, 2005, ladyrowan from Garberville, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

A very curly, large cup of bright coral pink which fold back against white petals.

14-17"

late-mid spring

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
San Leandro, California
Kansas City, Missouri
Cleveland, Ohio
, Ontario
Grants Pass, Oregon
Charleston, South Carolina
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Falls Church, Virginia
Vancouver, Washington



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