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The flared crepe-paper skirts of the hooped petticoat daffodil are diminutive and dainty with their starry ruff of green-washed small petals. Ideal for containers, rock gardens, troughs or for indoor use.
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: March and April
- Flower colour:yellow
- Other features: excellent cut-flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 5/7
This is not easily recognised as a traditional daffodil, but its bright golden trumpets give away its ancestry. A low-growing variety, this is best suited to an alpine bed or rockery where it can be used as an early spring specimen. Alternatively pot it up and move it to a prominent spot when they start to flower.
- Garden care: Wearing gloves plant bulbs 5-10cm deep and 5-10 cm apart in autumn. After flowering feed with a balanced fertiliser, dead-head the flowers, but do not be tempted to cut back or tidy the foliage after flowering as this will interfere with the bulbs ability to store energy for the following year's flowers.
- Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
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