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Daffodil, poet types


Narcissus poeticus hybrids

Daffodil, poet types

Poet's daffodils are also sometimes called poeticus or pheasant-eye daffodils. The latter designation derives from their red-rimmed yellow or green cups that resemble a pheasant's eye against the backdrop of the bulb's white petals. The flowers are borne one to a stem and are fragrant.

This division of daffodils, like all others, is resistant to deer and rabbit damage. The plants are drought-tolerant and naturalize readily.

Light:
Sun,Part Sun
Zones:
3-9
Plant Type:
Bulb
Plant Height:
6-20 inches tall
Plant Width:
4-6 inches wide
Flower Color:
White, Pink/Rose, Yellow/Gold, Orange, Bicolor
Bloom Time:
Spring
Landscape Uses:
Containers,Beds & Borders
Special Features:
Flowers,Fragrant,Cut Flowers,Drought Tolerant,Deer Resistant,Easy to Grow
Top Varieties

Narcissus poeticus 'Actaea' is an heirloom variety from 1919. The fragrant flowers have white petals and a small yellow cup with a red rim. It blooms in mid- to late spring on stems to 16 inches tall. Zones 3-7
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