Tazetta Narcissus, Paperwhite Daffodil, Paperwhites
Narcissus 'Laurens Koster'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Laurens Koster
Hybridized by Vis
Registered or introduced: 1906
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Division:

Division 8 - Tazetta

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 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:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

White/Near White

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are fragrant

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

Austin, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 3, 2015, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Award(s)
AM Haarlem 1912

(Ornatus x N. tazetta)

Positive

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

Introduction 1906 by A. Vis, Limmen, Netherlands. Tazetta Daffodil 'Laurens Koster' is named after the Dutch inventor of bookprinting. Parents are N. Ornatus x N. tazetta. This old heirloom is still in culture.