Daffodil 'Merlin'

Narcissus 'Merlin (3)'

Daffodil

Narcissus poeticus 'Recurvus'06
by Meneerke bloem (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Narcissus poeticus 'Recurvus'06
by Meneerke bloem (CC BY-SA 3.0)
1 of 2
This Group 3 single flowering Small-cupped Daffodil Cultivar is a bulbous perennial growing to around 45cm high, producing flowers that measure around 7.5cm across with white petals and an inner red-rimmed yellow cup structure.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring

Fruiting time

Summer

Harvesting

Cut flowers for floral arrangements as required.

Propagation

Division

Separate offsets as the leaves fade in early summer.

Special features

Attractive flowers
Attracts bees
Pot plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

Daffodils suit being grown in containers or beds/borders of all garden styles, They can also be include in cut flowers patches of kitchen gardens.

Personality

Family

Amaryllidaceae

Flower colour

White, Yellow, Orange

Scent

None

Problems

Can be attacked by slugs, large narcissus bulb fly, narcissus eelworm and bulb scale mite. They are also susceptible to basal rot.
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