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PlantFiles: Miniature Narcissus, Miniature Daffodil
Narcissus 'Baby Moon'

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

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Division:
Division 7 - Jonquilla
Miniature

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

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
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)

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:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

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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2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral CosmosandCleome On May 28, 2013, CosmosandCleome from Bethany, PA wrote:

Sprouted later than other Narcissi, in late April. Bloomed very late, at the end of May in my zone 5b garden. Leaves look similar to chives--tall and very narrow, darker green than other daffodils. The flower stalks are shorter than the leaves, ranging from 8 to 13 inches high. Each stalk bears two or three flowers. The flowers are tiny, barely one inch across. I planted them in groups of three or four; larger mass plantings would result in much greater visual impact.

Might work well as a foil in front of Allium 'Purple Sensation' to mask its tall stems--they are blooming concurrently in my garden.

Positive tabasco On Mar 30, 2005, tabasco from Cincinnati (Anderson Twp), OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

A late spring blooming Jonquilla, Division 7, of citron yellow. Introduced by J. Gerritsen and Son in 1958. 8". A nice narcissus for the rockery.

Positive ladyrowan On Sep 10, 2004, ladyrowan from Garberville, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Golden yellow, multiflowered clone of N. Jonquilla, with grasslike foliage and nickel to quarter sized, sweetly scented flowers; variable in height.

Regional...

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

Juneau, Alaska
Garberville, California
Roslindale, Massachusetts
Brunswick, Missouri
Fulton, Missouri
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Ravenna, Ohio
Portland, Oregon
Honesdale, Pennsylvania
Leesburg, Virginia
Vancouver, Washington



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