Daffodil 'Sir Winston Churchill'
Narcissus (4 Double Group) 'Sir Winston Churchill'
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2 years to reach maturity
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'
Plant bulbs 1.5 to 2 times it's own depth in autumn.
Separate offsets as the leaves fade in early summer.
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'
Double white attractive flowers with yellow centres
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.