Trumpet Narcissus, Trumpet Daffodil 'Pink Charm'


Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Charm
Hybridized by de Jager-van Eeden
Registered or introduced: 1977
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Division 2 - Large-cupped


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring


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


Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:


White/Near White



Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:


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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

, (2 reports)

Garberville, California

Cos Cob, Connecticut

Macy, Indiana

Barbourville, Kentucky

Kansas City, Missouri

Honeoye Falls, New York

Nineveh, New York

Morehead City, North Carolina

Statesville, North Carolina

Cincinnati, Ohio

Coshocton, Ohio

Meshoppen, Pennsylvania

Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania

Clarksville, Tennessee

Houston, Texas

Weber City, Virginia

Issaquah, Washington

North Bend, Washington

Seattle, Washington

Buffalo, West Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Mar 25, 2012, tabasco from Cincinnati (Anderson Twp), OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

'Pink Charm' is a very popular and widely marketed 'pink' daffodil--but as as most bulb gardeners have come to know, 'pink' daffodils are really more on the 'apricot' side of of the color wheel and not pink at all in most garden conditions, and this is true for 'PInk Charm' too.

'Pink Charm' is 'charming' in form yet a strong grower and pretty planted with later blooming muscari latifolium and 'Apricot Beauty' tulips in our garden. About 14 inches tall and often with two flowers per stem. Ours have returned year after year and multiplied for an extra bonus (but not so for the 'Apricot Beauty' tulips that gave out after a couple of seasons.


On Jan 17, 2010, Leehallfae from Seattle, WA wrote:

None of the so called "pink" daffodils are anywhere near pink. The most one can wish for is a slightly orange tint.

They do have a pleasing shape and the sturdiness of narcissus, but if one wants True Pink flowers, go with something else.

There are some outstanding narcissus but these aren't among them.


On Jul 28, 2009, Eldine from Wellsville, NY (Zone 4b) wrote:

I was also disappointed when I did not get pink flowers as pictured. However, they are pretty if you want something different from the usual yellow. They have multiplied wonderfully and I do enjoy them every year.


On Jan 16, 2006, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Blooms mid to late April in my garden.

I bought these from a well known catalog company, hoping they would be as pink as shown, but as with 'Replete', they aren't really pink. I was not happy about being mislead, and wrote for a refund. They said they were not supposed to be pink, but rather apricot . . . so why does their catalog say and show otherwise?! They are pretty enough for "apricot," but I wanted pink.

My information says that it is hardy in zones 3-9. When planting daffodils, dig a hole three times the depth of the bulb.