mixed Narcissus for naturalising
mixed daffodil collection bulbs
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
- Flowering period: March and April
- Flower colour: shades of golden-yellow and pure white
- Other features: strap-shaped, dark green leaves; excellent as cut-flowers; contact with the sap may cause skin irritation
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb Size: 12/14
Splendid, single and bi-coloured flowers in shades of golden-yellow and pure white in March and April. This collection of top-quality daffodils and narcissi is ideal for naturalising in a sunny, well-drained border or lawn. To guarantee a colourful display and a supply of excellent cut-flowers plant 10-15cm (4-6in) deep in late summer or early autumn.
- Garden care: Plant 10-15cm (4-6in) deep from late summer to early autumn. After flowering feed with a balanced fertiliser, dead-head and allow the leaves to die back naturally.
- Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
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