trumpet daffodil bulbs
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: February to March
- Flower colour: creamy white with a yellow cup
- Other features: fragrant flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 10/12
Lemon-yellow coronas, each with a ruffled edge, are surrounded by pointed, creamy-white perianth segments. Blooming in early-spring, this heirloom trumpet daffodil is noted for its sturdy habit. An excellent addition to cut flower arrangements. First introduced in 1923, this very pretty heirloom daffodil is a recipient of the AGM.
- 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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