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Daffodil 'Sir Winston Churchill'

Narcissus (4 Double Group) 'Sir Winston Churchill'

Photo by JohnCullenGardens (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Daffodil 'Sir Winston Churchill' Overview

Daffodil 'Sir Winston Churchill' has been classified as belonging to Horticultural group 4, Double. These bulbs produce one or more flowers per stem. They can have either double petals (perianth segments), cups (corona) or they can have both. Remove flower heads as they begin to fade and allow the leaves to die back naturally as this helps to 'fatten' the bulb for the next year. If growing in a vegetable garden or allotment, clearly label as daffodil bulbs can be mistaken for onions with fatal results. This cultivar has earned a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

Common problems with Daffodil 'Sir Winston Churchill'

How to harvest Daffodil 'Sir Winston Churchill'

Flowers can be picked for floral arrangements as required. Pick stems as close to the base as possible in the cool of the early morning when they are at their most turgid, prolonging their performance.

How to propagate Daffodil 'Sir Winston Churchill'

Bulbs

Plant bulbs 1.5 to 2 times it's own depth in autumn.

Division

Separate offsets as the leaves fade in early summer.

Seed

Can be grown from collected seed, however the resulting plants will not be true to the parent. Use fresh seed in late autumn or summer.

Special features of Daffodil 'Sir Winston Churchill'

Attractive flowers

Double white attractive flowers with yellow centres

Pot plant

Attracts useful insects

Pollinators such as Moths, Butterflies and Bees

Other uses of Daffodil 'Sir Winston Churchill'

Fragrance, border, cutting bed, naturaliser, container, indoors Resistant to animal damage - deer, rabbit, squirrels and voles/gophers may occasionally nibble but generally ignore. This early flower will provide late winter interest and help to prevent weather erosion, filling spaces not yet occupied by later appearing perennials.