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Narcissus 'Hillstar'

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

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Division:
Division 7 - Jonquilla

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

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

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Hardiness:
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

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

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
White/Near White

Foliage:
Deciduous
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive ipomoeadude On Nov 24, 2007, ipomoeadude from Accokeek, MD wrote:

Like many others in the Jonquilla division, Hillstar emerges very late but is worth waiting for. Mildly fragrant long-lasting blooms in a cheerful, slightly irregular reverse-bicolor scheme.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Dacula, Georgia
Accokeek, Maryland
Sparks, Nevada
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Garland, Texas
Richmond, Texas
Vancouver, Washington



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