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Narcissus 'Actaea'

Daffodil

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Key information

Plant type

Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour

White

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

Actaea' is a member of the poeticus division of daffodils. In late spring, single, fragrant white flowers are produced with flattened, bowl-shaped trumpets of yellow edged in red. All daffodils enjoy most soils that are well-drained but moist during the growing season. Plant bulbs at one and half times their own depth in sun or partial shade. The Royal Horticultural Society have given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit.

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Narcissus

Cultivar: Actaea

Plant type: Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 45cm

Spread: 16cm

Time to plant: August to November


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