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Photo: Daffodil 'Paperwhite'

Photo: Daffodil 'Paperwhite'

General description

This tender Paperwhite is well-suited to forcing. It blooms in only two or three weeks from planting, bearing pure-white, musk-scented flowers atop 16 to 18 inch tall stems.

Plant requirements

Grow in average, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade (see individual species for specific requirements). Grow in average, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade (see individual species for specific requirements). In autumn, plant bulbs from 1.5 times to 5 times the bulbs' height (3 inches or more in cold climates). Under glass, grow in 1 part grit and 2 parts soil mix. Deadhead seed heads (except those of species, for dispersal) and allow leaves to photosynthesize for 6 weeks before cutting back, including plantings in turf. Lift and divide clumps if they become overcrowded or perform poorly.

 

Properties

Height
30 - 40 cm
Color
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Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
PH
Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained