Narcissus ‘Minnow’ is in Division 8. This is a dwarf cultivar that stands only 5-6 inches high. It blooms in mid spring with 3 – 5 flowers on each stem. The flowers are only 1 inch wide with broad, yellowish white petals. The corona is bright yellow and shallow with a cup shape and a straight mouth. The bulbs are toxic and will not be eaten by deer or rabbits. It is hardy in zones 5 – 9. 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.
March - April, May - June