Actaea daffodil

Actaea daffodil

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Actaea is splendid with large white smooth petals and bright yellow in the center of the small cup with bright red ruffled edge. This tall ADS Historic daffodil has been awarded for almost 100 years including Wister 2012; AGM 1993; FCC(g) 1968; AM(g) 1950; HC(g) 1947; FCC Haarlem 1923; AM Haarlem 1919; According to the American Daffodil Society, fragrant Poeticus daffodils usually have one flower to a stem, and white petals that are sometimes stained with the corona color at the base, and a small flat cup edged with red. They are sometimes called 'pheasant-eyed' for the red-rimmed cup that resemble a pheasant's eye against the backdrop of the bulb's white petals.

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Additional Information

Recognition & Awards AGM, AM Haarlem, FCC Haarlem, Highly Commended (g), Multiple awards, Wister
Suggested Uses Borders, Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant, Good Naturalizer, Heirloom
Planting Zones Zone: 3, Zone: 4, Zone: 5, Zone: 6, Zone: 7
Grower Veul
ADS Special Class Distinction ADS Classic Daffodil
Bulb Classification N.Div.9: Poeticus
Bulb Size 14/16 cm
Bloom Time Mid to Late
Sunlight Full Sun to Part Shade
Fragrant? Yes
Apart 4" Apart
Depth 4 - 6" Deep
Height Tall - greater than 26.6 in
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