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Trumpet Narcissus, Trumpet Daffodil
Narcissus 'Colleen Bawn'

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Colleen Bawn
Additional cultivar information:(aka The Fair Maid of Erin)
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Division:

Division 1 - Trumpet

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 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:

White/Near White

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Regional

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

Garberville, California

Sparks, Nevada

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 25, 2007, soldiersong from North Plains, OR (Zone 8a) wrote:

Excellent. I forgot to plant the bulbs last fall and did so this spring. Within a week the leaves were showing and within a both the showy, lovely blooms were nodding their heads. It has been showing perfect flowers now for well over a month.

Positive

On Aug 6, 2006, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Synonym: The Fair Maid of Erin
Introduced before 1885. I 've read that 'colleen' in Irish means 'young lady'..so it is ..the handsome or blond ...miss Bawn.. The flowers are pure white..first at opening it has a green shade. Height: 30 cm. Flowering march-april.