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Daffodils Dwarf Narcissi cantabricus
Lovely species resembling bulbocodium in shape and habit. The creamy white much expanded cup almost hides the small perianth petals. Grown in pans in a cool greenhouse its beauty becomes even more apparent. Very scarce.
Height: 15cm / 6"
RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden Merit
Flowering Time: March
Primary Colour: White
- Long Description
Very scarce, cantrabricus has a creamy white expanding cup which hides its needle like white perianth segments. Our Daffodils and Narcissi are ordered following the Royal Horticultural Society’s classification. cantrabricus is a Division 10 – Species and Dwarf Narcissi, it bears a resemblance to the bulbocodium with a corolla resembling an old gramophone speaker and narrow lance-shaped perianth segments. A well-drained soil, deeply worked and containing some humus is ideal for narcissus and they will not tolerate a waterlogged soil. cantrabricus will grow to around 15cm and has also been presented the RHS Award of Merit.