Daffodil, Lent Lily
Narcissus pseudonarcissus

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Species: pseudonarcissus (soo-doh-nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Synonym:Narcissus gayi
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Division:

Division 13 - Species (incl. Wild Variants & Hybrids)

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Hardiness:

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:

Bright Yellow

White/Near White

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

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:

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:

Florence, Alabama

Garberville, California

Mableton, Georgia

Chester, Illinois

Indianapolis, Indiana

Hi Hat, Kentucky

Mc Dowell, Kentucky

Prestonsburg, Kentucky

Coushatta, Louisiana

Bessemer City, North Carolina

Hilliard, Ohio

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.