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PlantFiles: Triandrus Narcissus, Triandrus Daffodil, Angel's Tears
Narcissus triandrus

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Species: triandrus (TRY-an-druss) (Info)

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Division:
Division 5 - Triandrus

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

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

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early 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)
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:
Pale Yellow
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
Flowers are good for cutting

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:
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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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral poppysue On Nov 1, 2001, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

Angel Tears are an excellent narcissus for the rockery or naturalizing. They grow only 6-10 inches tall and have reflexed petals with a bell-like corona. 'Albus' has several nodding, creamy-white flowers per stem.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Stone Mountain, Georgia



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