Narcissus 'Canaliculatus'

Narcissus 'Canaliculatus'

Daffodil

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Narcissus 'Canaliculatus'
  • Common name: Daffodil
  • Plant type: Bulb

Height: 15cm

Spread: 8cm

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Narcissus 'Canaliculatus' is a popular dwarf daffodil, bearing clusters of beautiful white and yellow flowers in early spring. Its small size makes it ideal for planting in patio containers or at the front of the border, and it makes a pretty cut flower.

Plant Narcissus 'Canaliculatus' bulbs in early autumn in moist but well-drained soil, at one and half times their own depth. Alternatively buy potted plants in spring for instant colour. Allow foliage to die down completely after flowering, and feed with a high-potash fertiliser to encourage flowering the following year.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: East facing, South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Irritates skin, Purgative if ingested

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