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Narcissus x incomparabilis

Description

Large-Cup Daffodil is a perennial bulbous herb that grows up to 1'4" tall. This plant has showy flowers that bloom in early spring. This plant has single, non-concolorous single flowers have a corona that is shorter than the petal length and flat leaves, both of which are distinguishing feature of the plant. This plant has a spreading habit and is good for naturalizing. It is tolerant of heat and drought, but intolerant of extremely wet conditions. This plant benefits from the addition of bone meal or superphosphate to the planting hole. Plant 6 weeks before first freeze, 4-5" below the soil surface. Cut foliage back after it has browned naturally. This plant is pest and disease resitant due to its poisonous alkaloids content.

Quick ID Hints:

  • 1 flower to a stem
  • Flowers are usually not concolorous
  • Corona is shorter than the length of the perianth segments
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#showy flowers#yellow#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#orange#yellow flowers#orange flowers#disease resistant#pest resistant#white flower#fantz
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#showy flowers#yellow#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#orange#yellow flowers#orange flowers#disease resistant#pest resistant#white flower#fantz
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Narcissus
    Family:
    Amaryllidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    France
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Resistant to pests and disease.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Habit/Form:
    Spreading
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Flowers are scapose, up to 3" in diameter, and are subtended by a one-valved, membranous spathe. Flowers have a perianth tubular at the base with 6 segments. Perianth segments are yellow or white, narrow-obovate, and enitre. Corona is yellow, orange-yellow or white, conspicuous, regularly lobed or undulate.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Width:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are basal, linear, entire, erect, glaucous, flat, and less than an inch wide.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Diseases
    Drought
    Heat
    Insect Pests