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Narcissus 'Avalon'

Avalon Large-cupped Daffodil

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Description

Narcissus ‘Avalon’ is in Division 2. It grows 18 -24 inches tall and blooms in mid season. The petals are pale yellow, broad, overlapping and rounded. The corona is large and white. The bulbs are toxic and will not be eaten by deer or rabbits. The name Narcissus comes from the Greek word for narcotic and is tied to the myth of a young man known as Narcissus who fell in love with his own reflection. When he drowned in the pool where he had been admiring himself, Narcissus flowers grew up around the pool.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Mounded
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
March - April, May - June
Bloom Color
Yellow, White
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Bulb
Hardiness Zone
3 - 7