Jonquilla daffodil

Narcissus 'Silver Chimes'

Jonquilla daffodil - Narcissus  'Silver Chimes'

Common Name: Jonquilla daffodil
Genus: Narcissus
Cultivar: 'Silver Chimes'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.10 m (10 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: March

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Up to 6 nodding milky-white blooms per stem, each with a pale yellow trumpet in April. They are deliciously fragrant too, so ideal for adding a splash of colour in sun or in the light dappled shade of a woodland edge.

  • 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.

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