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PlantFiles: Cyclamineus Narcissus, Cyclamen Daffodil
Narcissus cyclamineus

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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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral poppysue 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.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Dayton, Ohio
Sherwood, Oregon



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