Join the RHS today and support our charitable work
Free personalised gardening advice
RHS members get reduced ticket prices
RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens
Free entry to RHS members at selected times »
Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops
020 3176 5800
Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm
Help us achieve our goals
Join the RHS today and support our charity
We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience.
When using this search
Search by plant name, key attributes or both to find plant details and a list of
AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9
Other common names
citron yellow hoop petticoat daffodil
Narcissus bulbocodium var. citrinus Narcissus citrinus
Narcissus citrinus subsp. citrinus
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
Division 13 daffodils include all natural species and their varieties and forms
N. bulbocodium subsp. bulbocodium var. citrinus is a dwarf, bulbous perennial, to 15cm tall, with narrow, bright green leaves and pale yellow, outward-facing flowers in mid-spring comprising a conical, flared trumpet and very short, narrow, pointed petals
W Europe, N Africa
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Plant bulbs at one and a half to two times their own depth in autumn. Will tolerate most soils but prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil that is constantly moist during the growing season
Propagate by removing offsets as the leaves fade in early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden Wildflower meadow
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by slugs, large narcissus bulb fly, narcissus eelworm, and bulb scale mite
May be affected by narcissus basal rot, narcissus leaf scorch or daffodil viruses
RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team.
We're a UK charity established to share the best in gardening. We want to enrich everyone's life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.