Growing Calendar for Narcissus Fragrant Cheer Mix - Daffodil Bulbs
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A mix of fragrant daffodil bulbs; Narcissus 'Cheerfulness' and 'Yellow Cheerfulness'
Always popular, these late flowering, multi-headed daffodils are worth the wait!
Each stem bears 2-3 strongly scented double flowers.
Our Fragrant Cheer daffodil mix includes two colours for an eye catching display.
Narcissus 'Cheerfulness'. This creamy coloured daffodil has been popular for its colour and scent for almost 100 years.
Yellow Cheerfulness A yellow sport of the original; Yellow Cheerfulness shares its parents? powerful scent but ramps up the colour with bright yellow blooms!
Daffodils are classified into 10 divisions according to flower type and shape. Narcissus Cheerfulness and Yellow Cheerfulness are in Division 4, a group known as Double daffodils, with blooms characterised by their ruffled double petals.
Plant daffodil bulbs in September-October, Plant the bulbs around 2-3 times their depth, into free draining soil. Avoid planting bulbs in soil that gets waterlogged; on heavy soils add grit to the planting hole to prevent bulbs rotting. For a natural effect scatter the bulbs and plant them where they fall.
Planting daffodil bulbs in grass. If you are planting a lot of daffodils in grass it?s easier to gently lift an L-shaped flap of turf and space the bulbs out underneath the flap before carefully replacing it and firming down gently. The daffodils will push through the turf in spring to give a very natural effect.
Planting daffodil bulbs in containers of bulb compost, or gritty free draining compost. Plant bulbs around 2-3 times their depth.
After care Let the daffodil leaves die down naturally and don?t be tempted to cut them back early. The foliage needs to absorb energy back to the bulb to ensure next years flowers.
Height 30cm /1ft.
Bulb size 12/14cm.
Symbols: HP, Pot, sun, part shade, naturalising, scented, bee, cutting
Nice bulbs. What was needed.
Not able to plant until October. Then i can give a more updated opinion once they bloom in the spring 2018
I gave it 4 stars in the hope that the bulbs will be as well received next Spring as before.
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