Double daffodil

Narcissus 'Yellow Cheerfulness'

Double daffodil - Narcissus  'Yellow Cheerfulness'

Common Name: Double daffodil
Genus: Narcissus
Cultivar: 'Yellow Cheerfulness'

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

Hardiness: Hardy
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shade

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Gold, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: March & April

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

  • Other features: contact with the sap may cause skin irritation

Stems of up to four fragrant double golden-yellow flowers in March and April and narrow strap-shaped leaves. These double narcissus look great in small drifts in a mixed or shrub border. Planted 10-15cm (4-6in) deep in early autumn they flower best in full sun in fertile, well-drained soil that remains moist during winter and spring.

  • Garden care: Wearing gloves, plant bulbs 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.

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