Narcissus 'Actaea'


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Plant type

Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour






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Narcissus 'Actaea'

Plant details

Narcissus 'Actaea' is a member of the poeticus division of daffodils. In late spring delightful single, fragrant white flowers are produced with flattened, bowl-shaped trumpets of yellow edged in red.It's a superb choice for growing at the front of a spring border or in pots as part of a spring container display.

For best results grow Narcissus 'Actaea' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Plant bulbs at one and half times their own depth. 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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