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PlantFiles: Double Narcissus, Double Daffodil
Narcissus 'Van Sion'

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

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Division:
Division 4 - Double

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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
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:
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

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive sladeofsky On Apr 5, 2010, sladeofsky from Louisville, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Bulbs at their peak, (when you buy them) will produce trumpets stuffed full of petals while younger and older bulbs produce flowers with fully split coronas and more of a pom-pom form.

Positive dancingbear27 On Apr 26, 2008, dancingbear27 from Elba, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:

These are one of my favorites. Long bloom time. Pleasant light fragrance. Early bloomer and hardy.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Michigan City, Indiana
Boone, Iowa
Louisville, Kentucky
Cumberland, Maryland
Elba, New York
Bessemer City, North Carolina
Osceola, Pennsylvania
Middleton, Tennessee
Vancouver, Washington



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