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Long-cupped Narcissus, Large-cupped Daffodil
Narcissus 'Brackenhurst'

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

Division 2 - Long-cupped

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

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

Bloom Color:

Red-Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

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

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:

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

Regional

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

Capistrano Beach, California

Garberville, California

San Clemente, California

Roslindale, Massachusetts

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 31, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

A good reliable performer. The brilliant color is great for hot-color schemes combined with early hot-color tulips. The colors do not mix well with soft lemon yellows.

Positive

On Mar 10, 2009, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

A real good large cup variety for the lower Gulf Coast--extra early.

2008 Wister Award; Fl. 100 mm wide; perianth segments deep yellow; corona bowl-shaped, reddish orange. Sunproof. Resembles `Trifine' but with the corona of a darker tone.

Hybridizer: Mrs. J. (Barbara) Abel Smith
Year Registered: 1977
Country: England

Positive

On May 29, 2004, ladyrowan from Garberville, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Deep yellow perianth with a vibrant reddish orange cup. Blooms early midseason.