Narcissus 'Actaea'

poeticus daffodil bulbs

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10 bulbs £8.99
Delivered by mid September
30 bulbs £26.97 £24.00
Delivered by mid September
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Narcissus 'Actaea' poeticus daffodil bulbs: An old fashioned scented variety

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: late April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 12/14

    An old-fashioned variety that has been awarded the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society for it great qualities. The flowers are quite different from the traditional daff, having a ruff of large white outer petals and a small yellow cup edged with orange. They have a lovely scent and are said to be largely ignored by deer, so a good choice for a wild meadow.

  • Garden care: Wearing gloves plant bulbs 10-15cm deep and 10cm apart in autumn. After flowering feed with a balanced fertiliser, deadhead 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.

  • Humans/Pets: Harmful if eaten; skin irritant

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Notes on Narcissus 'Actaea'

"The best version of pheasant's eye there is - with a neat arrangement of evenly round white petals circling a yellow centre which is finely-edged in deep-red."

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Beautiful daffodil.


This is a gorgeous daffodil with beautifully delicate coloured petals that flowers on tall stems for a long time. Have ordered more of these bulbs for next spring.




A successful growing season.


These plants brought back happy memories from my youth. This variety was grown by my parents 60 years ago; I loved them then and now I can love them again. Thank you for an excellent product.




I would buy this product again


Lovely flowers, come back year after year




were good strong large healthy bulbs, now growing well!


The bulbs were great, looks like I'll get several blooms to each bulb and I'm really looking forward to their colour and fragrance this spring. have planted in front garden near doors to be admired by all who visit.


Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire



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