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Paper-White Daffodil

Narcissus papyraceus

Also known as

Paper-White Narcissus

NarcissusPaperwhite01 by Ceasol (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

More images of Paper-White Daffodil

A close up of some white Narcissus papyraceus flowers
A photo of Paper-White Daffodil

Paper-White Daffodil Overview

A bulbous perennial that can reach a height of 35cm tall. The narrow, blue-green stems are leafless and bare clusters of up to 10 strong scented flowers that are a pure white, blooming in late winter and early spring.

Common problems with Paper-White Daffodil

How to propagate Paper-White Daffodil

Seed

Fresh seed in late autumn or summer.

Other uses of Paper-White Daffodil

Grown for their ornamental flowers. Bulbs and leaves are poisonous if eaten.