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PlantFiles: Triandrus Narcissus, Triandrus Daffodil, Angel's Tears
Narcissus 'Shot Silk'

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

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Division:
Division 5 - Triandrus

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early 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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
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:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Profile:

No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative DonnaMack On May 9, 2009, DonnaMack from Elgin, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

I bought Thalia, Tresamble and Silk Shot from a top Dave's Garden company from which I have bought splendid daffs. Since all my other division daffodils from this company have flourished, I wonder whether triandrus daffs have a problem in my zone, which is 5a.

I later received a John Scheepers catalog which described the zone for ths plant as 5c. I had not known this zone existed, and this may explain the problem.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California



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