Narcissus 'Rip van Winkle'

Narcissus ‘Rip Van Winkle’

Daffodil

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Narcissus 'Rip Van Winkle'
  • Common name: Daffodil
  • Family: Amaryllidaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Daffodils flower early in the season, bringing cheer to the garden when little else is in flower. Some cultivars flower as early as January, while others flower in late-March to April. By choosing carefully you can have daffodils flowering continually in your garden for up to four months.

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Narcissus ‘Rip van Winkle’ bears unusual, multi-petalled, greenish yellow flowers that look very unlike any other daffodil. Its shorter height makes it ideal for planting at the front of the border or in containers, and it makes a spectacular cut flower.

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For best results grow Narcissus ‘Rip van Winkle’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Allow foliage to die down after flowering and mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost.

How to grow Narcissus 'Rip van Winkle'

  • Plant size

    14cm height

    8cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Narcissus 'Rip van Winkle' and wildlife

Narcissus 'Rip Van Winkle' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Narcissus 'Rip van Winkle' poisonous?

Narcissus 'Rip Van Winkle' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

Toxic to People

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

Plants that go well with Narcissus 'Rip van Winkle'

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Plants

Stipa tenuissima

Ornamental grass