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Original Poet's Daffodil
- Light: Sun to Part Shade
- Size: 13-15 cm bulb
- Zone: 3 to 8
- Bloom Time: Late Spring
- Height: 12-18"'
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- Deer Resistant
- SKU: 67246
- Availability: Out of Season
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Classic Poet Daffodils grace any setting, indoors or out, with timeless elegance and a provocatively rich aroma. These graceful flowers bloom in late spring, when their snow white petals open to reveal unique and appealing centres: tiny yellow cups with vivid green throats and bright, red-orange halos. Also known as pheasant-eye daffodils because of their unusual colouration, these charming, fanciful flowers add a dreamy touch of romance wherever they bloom.
Poet daffodil (Narcissus poeticus recurvus) bulbs should be planted in the fall, 6 inches deep and 4 to 6 inches apart. They thrive in a variety of soil types in zones 3 to 8, in full sun to part shade. They are one of a handful of late-blooming daffodil varieties that flourish in warmer climates.
Both rabbit and deer resistant, Poet daffodils are an excellent choice for country gardens, naturalized areas and suburban settings; they are especially picturesque when placed amongst reeds and short grasses alongside streams or gazing into ponds or fountains. Equally at home in city settings, these appealing, versatile flowers do well in pots and planters and their colour and fragrance make them a superb choice for cut arrangements. They may also be forced indoors for a winter bloom. Choose graceful, elegant Poet daffodils and welcome warmth and enchantment to your home.
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- Botanical Name Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-8
- Flowering Time Late Spring
- Light Requirements Sun to Part Shade
- Flower Color White perianth and a small yellow cup with orange-red edge and green center
- Flower Form Cup-shaped surrounded by a small ring
- Foliage Type Upright and spikes foliage
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 8
- Height/Habit 12-18"'
- Spread 4 - 6 inches
- Planting Instructions 6" deep and 4 - 6" apart
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Let foliage mature and die down naturally
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2019 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/19- 6/16/19|
|5B||2/26/19 - 6/16/19|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/19 - 6/16/19|
|Last Order Date||6/18/2019|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/19- 6/1/19|
|5A||4/12/19 - 6/1/19|
|5B||3/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|6A & 6B||3/5/19 - 6/1/19|
|7A & 7B||2/26/19 - 6/1/19|
|8A & 8B||2/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|9A - 10B||1/22/19 - 6/1/19|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2019|
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/13/18 - 11/2/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 11/2/18|
|Last Order Date||10/29/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 11/16/18|
|Last Order Date||11/12/2018|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
Gift Certificates are shipped immediately.
If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|