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Daffodils Trumpet Daffodil Pink Silk (Trumpet Daffodil)
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Pink Silk has snow white perianth segments with a long soft pink trumpet which is flared and slightly deeper in colour at he mouth. Pink cupped varieties are best planted in a sunny position to help develop their lovely tint which will occur several days after the flower opens. Our Daffodils and Narcissi are ordered following the Royal Horticultural Society’s classification. Pink Silk is a Division 1 – Trumpet Daffodil, these are characterised by a single flower to a stem with a trumpet which is as long, or longer, than its perianth’s segments. The difference between a daffodil and narcissus is down to the size of the cup, daffodils have a large trumpet while narcissus have a smaller cup. A well-drained soil, deeply worked and containing some humus us ideal for narcissus and they will not tolerate a waterlogged soil. Pink Silk will grow to around 45cm and is recommended for exhibition.