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Rose of May Daffodil
- Light: Sun to Part Shade
- Size: 11+ cm
- Zone: 3 to 8
- Bloom Time: Late Spring
- Height: 12-14"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- Deer Resistant
- SKU: 09906
- Availability: In Stock
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Celebrate your mid to late spring garden with rare Rose of May Daffodil plants. When our Dutch growers chanced upon a cache of these heirloom bulbs, we were delighted to reintroduce them exclusively for our daffodil lovers. Also known as Poet's Daffodils, the blossoms form in double snowy white 3-inch whorls, which give them the look of old-fashioned roses. Their heavenly fragrance is an added bonus.
Narcissus albus plenus odoratus are easy to grow perennials hardy in zones 3 to 8. We recommend that you plant the bulbs in full or half sun in soil that drains well. The flowers are not choosy and grow in clay, loamy or sandy soil where they reach a height of 12 to 14 inches and spread 6 to 12 inches. Plant the bulbs 4 to 6 inches apart and 3 inches deep.
Good companion plants for Narcissus Daffodils include blue bells, wood hyacinths, tulips and muscari. These flowers look amazing planted along walkways, borders or garden beds. They also make wonderful naturalizers for grassy areas and add a pop of colour to ground covers or when placed near flowering shrubs. In addition to providing excellent cut flowers for springtime bouquets, you can also force the bulbs indoors. Brighten your favorite planting space with Rose of May Daffodil plants, and bring joy and springtime fragrance to your garden.
- Botanical Name Narcissus albus plenus odoratus
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-8
- Flowering Time Late Spring
- Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower Color Pure white
- Flower Form 3" double flowers
- Foliage Type Rich, long green, strap like leaves.
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 8
- Height/Habit 12-14"
- 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.
|2018 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/18- 6/16/18|
|5B||2/26/18 - 6/16/18|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/18 - 6/16/18|
|Last Order Date||6/18/2018|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/18- 6/1/18|
|5A||4/12/18 - 6/1/18|
|5B||3/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|6A & 6B||3/5/18 - 6/1/18|
|7A & 7B||2/26/18 - 6/1/18|
|8A & 8B||2/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|9A - 10B||1/22/18 - 6/1/18|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2018|
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/15/18 - 10/28/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/28/18|
|Last Order Date||10/16/18|
|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 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
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|