Narcissus 'Tete-a-tete'

Narcissus 'Tete-A-Tete'

Daffodil

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Narcissus 'Tete-a-tete'
  • Common name: Daffodil
  • Plant type: Bulb

Height: 15cm

Spread: 10cm

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

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Narcissus 'Tete-a-tete' is one of the most popular dwarf daffodil varieties available. Standing at only 15cm high, its small size makes it ideal for planting in patio containers or at the front of the border. The deep golden yellow flowers appear in early spring, with each stem bearing up to 3 blooms.

Plant Narcissus 'Tete-a-tete' 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. The Royal Horticultural Society have given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: 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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