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Cyclamineus Narcissus, Cyclamen Daffodil
Narcissus cyclamineus

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Species: cyclamineus (SIGH-kluh-min-ee-us) (Info)
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Division:

Division 6 - Cyclamineus

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

White/Near White

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are fragrant

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

Regional

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

Garberville, California

Dayton, Ohio

Sherwood, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Oct 31, 2001, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

Narcissus cyclamineus, the species, is golden yellow and has a long slender trumpet with reflexed petals. It is the parent of a wide variety of hybrids. 'Peeping Tom' has golden yellow petals and a very long trumpet. 'Jetfire' has bright yellow petals and and orange trumpet. 'Febuary Gold and 'Febuary Silver' are also well known hybrids.