Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus is among the first cultivated daffodils. Highly fragrant with pure white flowers and a very small yellow corona edged in orange-red.
Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus is among the first daffodils to enter cultivation from the wilds of southern Europe. It was first written about by the Greeks and may have been the daffodil in the Greek legend of Narcissus. It is special daffodil with pure white petals and a very small yellow corona edged in orange-red. It is extremely fragrant with stems reaching up to 16 inches. Photo: Wikipedia.
Common Name: Poet's Daffodil - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: The species in this genus grow in a wide range of habitats including open spaces ranging from low marshes to rocky hillsides and montane pastures to grassland, scrub, woods, river banks and rocky crevices.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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