Double Narcissus, Double Daffodil
Narcissus 'Sir Winston Churchill'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Sir Winston Churchill
Hybridized by Holmes
Registered or introduced: 1966
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Division:

Division 4 - Double

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

White/Near White

Foliage:

Herbaceous

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:

Non-patented

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

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

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:

Anchorage, Alaska

Apple Valley, California

Garberville, California

Washington, Illinois

Hebron, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky (2 reports)

Taylorsville, Kentucky

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Burlington, North Carolina

Morehead City, North Carolina

Lebanon, Ohio

Hugo, Oklahoma

, Ontario

Export, Pennsylvania

Meshoppen, Pennsylvania

Conway, South Carolina

Coppell, Texas

Princeton, Texas

Leesburg, Virginia

Newport News, Virginia

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

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

Award(s)
*AM(g) 1988
AGM 1998
TGA Haarlem 1966

Positive

On Jul 14, 2011, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Very attractive clusters of blooms. One of my favorite daffodils. Blooms in April-May in my garden.

Positive

On Nov 18, 2006, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

I love it! Very sweet smelling and beautiful!

Strong stems.

Positive

On May 28, 2004, ladyrowan from Garberville, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Large blooms which are creamy white with a center of Saffron yellow. Stems bear up to four flowers each with an unusually strong scent.