Narcissus ‘Spellbinder’ is in Division 1. It blooms in early to mid spring with 4 inch wide flowers. The petals are broad and brilliant yellow with a small point at the tip. The cylindrical corona opens a paler yellow but matures to white with a line of yellow at the rim. Released in 1944, the garden worthiness of this cultivar has been recognized by numerous awards.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.
Bedding or Border, Groundcover, Understory