Narcissus 'Pacific Coast'
tazetta daffodil bulbs
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: March and April
- Flower colour: yellow petals with a darker yellow cup
- Other features: excellent cut-flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 10/12
A variant of the popular 'Minnow', it produces dainty yellow flowers each with a butter yellow perianth and a slightly darker cup. These well scented blooms form in loose clusters on the upright stems in spring and make excellent cut flowers. Their compact habit makes them a great choice for creating a seasonal display in pots and containers.
- Garden care: Wearing gloves plant bulbs 10-15cm deep and 10cm 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
Bulbs produce lovely foliage but no flowers. Either no buds at all appear or those that do are dry and virtually empty of petals. Daffodils (Narcissi) are usually the worst affects, especially multi-headed or double forms.Read full article