Long-Cupped Narcissus, Large-cupped Daffodil
Narcissus 'Red Devon'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Devon
Hybridized by Champernowne
Registered or introduced: pre 1943
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Division:

Division 2 - Long-cupped

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Bloom Time:

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:

Red-Orange

Bright Yellow

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

Barbourville, Kentucky

Florence, Mississippi

Pequannock, New Jersey

Raleigh, North Carolina

Dayton, Ohio

Painesville, Ohio

Knoxville, Tennessee

Fate, Texas

Weber City, Virginia

Issaquah, Washington

North Bend, Washington

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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2
neutrals
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RatingContent
Neutral

On May 5, 2015, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Award(s)
*AM(g) 1968
*FCC(g) 1977
*AM(p) 1985
AGM 1993
AM Haarlem 1950

(Fortune x Killigrew)

Neutral

On Jan 17, 2010, Leehallfae from Seattle, WA wrote:

Red Devon is an easy care bulb. Like most daffodils, it will do fine in filtered sunlight, as long as it gets some exposure to full sun (as defined being between 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PDT). The blooms last a bit longer with some shade protection.