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PlantFiles: Short-cupped Narcissus, Small-cupped Daffodil
Narcissus 'Polar Ice'

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Polar Ice
Hybridized by G. Lubbe & Zn; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1936

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Division:
Division 3 - Short-cupped

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

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

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:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
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

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Introduced around 1936 by G. Lubbe & Zn, Netherlands. This medal-rewarded heirloom is a delicate white beauty...scented. Flowering in April - May. Height is 40 cm.

Positive ladyrowan On Jan 5, 2006, ladyrowan from Garberville, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

All white daffodil.

Heirloom - 1936

14-16"

late-midseason

Regional...

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

Garberville, California



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