What is daffodil scientific name


Latin name: Narcissus

Daffodils are also known as daffodils, which already allows conclusions to be drawn about the flowering time.

The main flowering time of this plant is from March to April. Then the flowers die off. The flower color of the daffodils ranges from orange to yellow to white.

Daffodils overwinter and delight the owner of the cottage garden with their blossoms for several years.

Plants form as survival organs Onions out.

Daffodils grow up to 80 cm high, but there is also the very small species Narcissus asturiensis, which can grow up to 8 cm high.

The leaves are belt-shaped and sometimes look like a broad blade of grass. Some of them are also round on the stem. Usually the plants have three or four leaves that are smooth and waxy. They are blue to medium green and turn yellow in summer.

The individual types of daffodils make different demands on the location. Mostly acidic soils are preferred, a few species grow on limestone or granite soils. The plants should be kept moist during the growing season. Most varieties get along well with a lime-poor soil.

The location should be light, even very sunny places are gladly accepted. The daffodils do not do well in the shade. The plants want to be in small groups and need well-drained soil. Otherwise are Daffodils not very demanding and hardly need any attention.

The Onions are set in autumn so that they can sprout in spring. Already in the first year they delight the gardener with a wonderful display of flowers.

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