Narcissus 'Sir Winston Churchill'
double daffodil bulbs
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: March and April
- Flower colour: creamy-white with orange flecks
- Other features: excellent cut-flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 12/
Loose clusters of creamy white, double flowers, which are each flecked with orange, top the upright stems in spring. These slightly ruffled appearance of these double flowers is enchanting, and they have a sweet perfume too, so are ideal for adding to freshly cut bouquets.
- 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 years 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