Jonquilla Narcissus, Apodanthus Daffodil
Narcissus 'Hillstar'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Hillstar
Hybridized by Mitsch
Registered or introduced: 1979
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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

Smooth-Textured

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On May 2, 2015, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Award(s)
AGM 2004
Wister Award 2007

(Daydream x N. jonquilla)

Positive

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.