• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Narcissus 'Sint Victor' (1)

daffodil 'Sint Victor'

AGM plants

AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

  • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
  • Available to buy
  • Of good constitution
  • Essentially stable in form & colour
  • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases
daffodil 'Sint Victor'

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  • Other common names daffodil 'Sint Victor'

  • Family Amaryllidaceae

  • Genus Narcissus are bulbous herbaceous perennials with linear leaves and leafless stems bearing flowers, which may be solitary or in umbels, with 6 spreading perianth segments and a cup or trumpet-shaped corona

  • Horticultural Group Trumpet daffodils grow to 50cm, their solitary flowers with the trumpet as long as or exceeding the perianth segments

  • Details 'Sint Victor' is a trumpet daffodil that flowers in mid-spring. The golden yellow flowers, around 11.5cm in diameter, are sweetly scented

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Columnar/Upright

  • Fragrance Flower

  • Toxicity Ingestion may cause extreme discomfort

  • Hardiness

    Hardiness ratings

    All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

    • H1a - Under glass all year (>15C)
    • H1b - Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15)
    • H1c - Can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10)
    • H2 - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5)
    • H3 - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)
    • H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)
    • H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
    • H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
    • H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

    H6

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Exposed

Soil

  • Loam

    Loam

  • Clay

    Clay

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilLoam, Clay

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Plant at one and a half to two times its own depth in autumn. Will tolerate most soils but prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil that is constantly moist during the growing season

Propagation See bulb propagation

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Cut Flowers Low Maintenance Patio & Container Plants Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care

Pruning No pruning required; you may choose to tidy leaves after they have died back

Pests Generally pest-free but may be susceptible to narcissus bulb flies and narcissus eelworms

Diseases Generally disease free but may be susceptible to Daffodil viruses, narcissus basal rot and narcissus leaf scorch

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