Narcissus 'Sun Disc'
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: April
- Flower colour: yellow with some fading to cream
- Other features: excellent as cut-flowers; contact with the sap may cause skin irritation
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 10/12
Broad, overlapping perianth segments, which fade from buttery yellow to rich cream as they mature, surround a flattened, darker yellow corona. Appearing in mid-spring the button-like flowers top neat clumps of dark green leaves. Charming and natural looking, each stem will usually produce between one and three scented flowers. An 'Award of Garden Merit' recipient, it is a shorter variety that naturalizes quickly and has leaves so fine they almost look like blades of grass.
- 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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