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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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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
Trumpet daffodils grow to 50cm, their solitary flowers with the trumpet as long as or exceeding the perianth segments
'Elka' is a small cultivar with upright flowering stems to 26cm, often more than 1 per bulb, and glaucous grey-green foliage to 22cm tall. Flowers curve to face at a downward angle, and have white perianth segments and a yellow trumpet which matures to white. Weather-resistant; very early season
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort, skin irritant
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
SoilClay, Chalk, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
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. See daffodil cultivation for further advice
Propagate by removing offsets as the leaves fade in early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Flower borders and beds
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Susceptible to slugs, narcissus bulb fly, narcissus eelworm, and bulb scale mite
May be affected by narcissus basal rot
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