Specie: N. pseudonarcissus
Name in Latin: Aamaryllidaceae
Name in English: Amaryllis Family
Origin: herbaceous , perennial, bulbous
Growth Habit: origin Western Europe
Flower: single at the tip of stalk , dark yellow trumpet (sorona), surrounded by a ring of 3 sepals and 3 petals ( perianth)
Blooming Period: spring (Vancouver)
Leaf: upright, strap like , grey/green
excellent accent , non botanical arrangements or mixed
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 4-6 days
Amount of water: moderate/warm
Special handling: Condition alone, they secrete sap that is harmful to other flowers. Do not recut if using in arrangement with other flowers.
"Daffodil itch" from calcium oxalate in sap. Bulb and leaves are toxic. Purchase at pencil stage. The daffodil is the national flower of Wales.