How and where to grow Native Daffodils
How and Where to grow Native Daffodils.
There are a number of sub species of Native Daffodils the most common is Narcissus Pseudonarcissus called sometimes the Lent Lily.
This Native Daffodil is a more natural/native species which has a small flower and grows up to a height of about 35 cms. The flower heads are about 4/6 cm in width. The trumpet central part of the flower is a deep yellow and the outer petals a more pale yellow.
Where to plant Native daffodils.
Daffodils will do well where there is some slight shade or where there is more regular sun. They will cope with most soil types but do prefer well drained soils.
When to plant Native Daffodils.
Daffodils do best if planted in the autumn as bulbs. This is from September through to the end of October. They can be planted as in the green bulbs in the spring but the most cost effective and successful route is to plant them in the autumn.
How to plant Native Daffodils
Plant at 1.5 to 2 times own depth. They should be planted randomly you can plant up to 10 to 20 per square metre. They should flower in the first spring but in some cases may take two years before flowering.
Flowering period of Native Daffodils
Once established they will flower in the spring in a normal season. They are perennials so once established they will come back year after year.