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Jonquilla Narcissus, Apodanthus Daffodil
Narcissus 'Golden Sceptre'

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

Division 7 - Jonquilla

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 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

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

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

Regional

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

Chester, Illinois

Sparks, Nevada

Gardeners' Notes:

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0
neutrals
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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 8, 2005, nevadagdn from Sparks, NV (Zone 7a) wrote:

Daffodil name
Golden Sceptre

Registered? Yes or No
Y

Division
7

Perianth colour(s)
Y

Corona colour(s)
Y

Originator name
de Graaff Bros

Date of first flowering
pre1914

Seed parent
`Monarch'

Pollen parent
?{N. jonquilla}


Description
Fl. 70 mm wide, bright buttercup yellow; perianth segments overlapping half; corona cylindrical. Mid-season to late. Scented. 2n=21

Synonym(s)
none

Award(s)
AM (e) 1914
*C (g) 1931
*FCC (g) 1936