• 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 'Red Devon' (2)

daffodil 'Red Devon'

daffodil 'Red Devon'

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  • Other common names daffodil 'Red Devon'

  • 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

  • Family Amaryllidaceae / Amaryllidaceae

  • Details 'Red Devon' is a bulbous perennial to 50cm in height, with linear leaves and flowers 11m in width, the perianth segments light yellow, the corona frilly at the mouth, deep orange

  • Horticultural Group Large-cupped daffodils have solitary flowers in which the cup is at least one third as long as, but shorter than, the perianth segments

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Clump-forming

  • Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

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

  • Exposure Exposed or Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained

  • SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    2-5 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 Propagate by removing offsets as the leaves fade in early summer

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

How to care

Pruning Deadhead as flowers fade and allow the leaves to die down naturally

Pests May be attacked by slugs, large narcissus bulb fly, narcissus eelworm, and bulb scale mite

Diseases Susceptible to basal rot

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