Cyclamineus Narcissus, Cyclamen Daffodil
Narcissus 'Jack Snipe'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Jack Snipe
Hybridized by Williams
Registered or introduced: pre 1951
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Division:

Division 6 - Cyclamineus

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 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:

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:

Pale Yellow

White/Near White

Foliage:

Herbaceous

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

Regional

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

Garberville, California

Dacula, Georgia

Divernon, Illinois

Hebron, Kentucky

Morehead City, North Carolina

, Ontario

Portland, Oregon

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On May 3, 2015, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Award(s)
HC(p) 1985
AGM 1995
AMHaarlem 1956

Positive

On Apr 11, 2009, jmorth from Divernon, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Very good for forcing.

Positive

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

An early cyclamineus bloomer 8-10", looks good interplanted with other miniatures. Raised by M.P. Williams. 'Jack Snipe' will force and natualizes freely.

Positive

On Feb 27, 2005, ladyrowan from Garberville, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Intermediate sized flower with swept back white petals and a mediup buttercup-yellow cup.

8-10"

Midseason