Narcissus Tazetta type

("Daffodils / Jonquils")

Narcissus Tazetta type

Usually three to twenty flowers to a stout stem, sweet scented and very short cupped. Perianth segments (petals) rounded and often somewhat crinkled.

What You Need To Know Before You Plant:

When Will This Flower Bloom?

Mid Spring

When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?


What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?

Full sun to partial shade

What Color Will the Flower Be?

See 'popular varieties'

How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?

3 in / 8 cm

How Deep Should I Dig?

7 in / 18 cm

How Tall Will It Grow?

6-14 in / 15-35 cm

Recommended Number of Bulbs Per Square Foot?


Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?


How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?

In borders, rock gardens, under trees and shrubs and naturalized areas (some varieties are most famous and highly recommended for indoor forcing).

Other Popular Varieties

'Erlicheer' (double white with some honey yellow), 'Falconet' (bright gold, orange cup), 'Geranium' (bunchflowered white with orange cup), 'Golden Dawn' (yellow, light orange cup), 'Minnow' (ivory-white, yellow cup) and 'Scarlet Gem' (pale yellow, orange cup).

About the Family

Narcissus Family

Narcissus is native to Europe, North Africa and Asia. The common English name is 'Daffodils'. In North America, and especially in the Southern US, they are also commonly called 'Jonquils' but strictly speaking that name only belongs to the rush leaved N. Jonquilla and varieties derived from it.

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