Narcissus 'Ice Follies'

large cupped daffodil bulbs

10 bulbs £3.99 Email me when in stock
1 year guarantee

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April
  • Flower colour: creamy yellow fading to white
  • Other features: excellent as cut-flowers; contact with the sap may cause skin irritation
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb Size: 12/14

    The broad, frilly edged cup of this pretty daffodil is initially a rich, buttery yellow, but as it ages it fades, turning almost as white as the ring of outer petals (perianth). Noted for its ability to produce a prolific display, it is certainly a worthy contender for a patch in the garden.

  • 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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