Narcissus 'Thalia'

Late-flowering daffodils to grow

Fill your garden with late-spring colour with the help of these beautiful daffodils.

Late-flowering daffodils, or narcissi, come into flower at the end of April. This means you can combine them with plants such as crown imperials, tulips and alliums.


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Plant your daffodil bulbs at a depth of three times the height of the bulb. Use a bulb planter to speed up the process if you’re planting a large number of bulbs.

Browse our choice late-flowering daffodil varieties, below.

‘Mount Hood’

Narcissus 'Mount Hood'
Narcissus ‘Mount Hood’

‘Mount Hood’ is a rather old variety dating back to the 1930s. A strong grower, it has beautiful, just off-white flowers that appear from mid- to late spring.

Height x spread: 45cm x 10cm.

Narcissus jonquilla

Narcissus jonquilla
Narcissus jonquilla

Jonquilla daffodils flower in late April and May, and are known for their strong, heady fragrance. Each flowering stem can produce up to eight flowers, so you get more flowers per bulb than you would with other daffodils.

H x S: 50cm x 10cm.

‘Sun Disc’

Narcissus 'Sun Disc'
Narcissus ‘Sun Disc’

‘Sun Disc’ is a pretty dwarf cultivar of Narcissus jonquilla with a pale yellow circle of outer petals with a flattened yellow trumpet in the centre. Richly scented.

H x S: 15cm x 10cm.


Narcissus 'Hawera'
Narcissus ‘Hawera’

A dwarf cultivar of Narcissus triandrus, ‘Hawera’ has recurved, lemon-yellow petals and a charming teacup-shaped cup. Each fragrant flower is held with up to four other flowers on one stem.

H x S: 18cm x 8cm.

Narcissus poeticus

Narcissus poeticus
Narcissus poeticus

Deliciously fragrant, Narcissus poeticus is a charming late-flowering species with pure-white petals and a distinctive yellow cup delicately fringed with red, lending to its common name of pheasant’s eye. Great for naturalising in grass.

H x S: 35cm x 10cm.


Narcissus 'Canaliculatus'
Narcissus ‘Canaliculatus’

‘Canaliculatus’ is a popular cultivar with lovely bi-coloured flowers. As a dwarf cultivar, it’s brilliant for growing at the front of borders or in pots and containers.


H x S: 15cm x 10cm.

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