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

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

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Division:
Division 2 - Long-cupped

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

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

Bloom Color:
Orange
Pale Yellow

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive dmj1218 On Apr 7, 2009, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

One of the few late blooming daff's that works well for the Gulf Coast. Holds its color really well, too.

Positive ladychroe On Apr 15, 2008, ladychroe from Bridgewater, NJ wrote:

Vivid and cheerful, and does not nod or fall over. Serola has great presence in the garden, it really draws the eye and is bright but not gaudy. Not much scent that I can detect, which is good for me because I am not a fan of daffodil fragrance.

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

Golden yellow petals surround an almost red cup.

14-18"

early-mid spring.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Bridgewater, New Jersey
Houston, Texas



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