Daffodil Bulb- Delnashaugh Double. FALL PLANTING
Delnashaugh Double Daffodil is a ruffled petticoat of colors with layers of creamy white and rosy apricot petals. Sweetly fragrant, blooming in mid-to-late spring on sturdy stems, this frilly gem will make lovely bouquets and add easy-care color and form to the spring garden..
Perfect for rock gardens, containers and low borders. Golden outer petals with a cup of amber central petals add color and interest to this attractive daffodil. Ideal for mass planting, Daffodil Kedron promises you a memorable spring display of sunshine color. Fragrant flowers!. Plant them as a massed display for maximum impact..
» daffodil bulbs perform best in full sun but will tolerate some shade
» Daffodil bulbs dislike wetness (wet feet) and require well-drained soil
» Fertilize daffodil bulbs when the foliage pushes through the soil in spring. We recommend a general low-nitrogen fertilizer,
» When planting bulk daffodil bulbs, you should always place the pointed ends (noses) up
» Botanical Daffodils should be planted at a depth of double the height of the bulb
Kedron is a sweetly fragranced Jonquilla Narcissus, perfect for growing in pots on the patio, or in a border. The flowers are buttery yellow with a contrasting zesty bright orange cup. They have a compact growing height of only 30cm and have a gentle fragrance, making them superb as cut flowers for the vase. Height 30cm. Flowers April-May. 10/12cm bulbs supplied
They are an excellent garden border plant or rock garden inhabitant. In addition, Sun Disc daffodils are long-lasting in a vase indoors as cut flowers. This hardy bulb plant thrives in a wide range of climates from Sunset’s Climate Zones A2 through 24, and caring for them is a breeze.
Give your daffodils 1 inch of water weekly if it hasn’t rained. Begin watering when the leaves appear above ground in the spring. Continue the weekly watering until 3 weeks after they finish flowering. Stop watering at this point. Never overwater because the bulbs will rot in the ground.
Fertilize when the daffodils begin to bloom with a fertilizer low in nitrogen such as 8-24-24, 2-6-12 or 1-2-2. Follow the label instructions for mixing and applying the fertilizer. Mix bonemeal with the fertilizer at 2 cups per 100 square feet of garden space for the final fertilization in the fall just after they finish blooming. Rake the fertilizer and bonemeal into the soil and water well.
Pick the dead blooms off the plants, or deadhead, regularly during blooming to keep them from setting seed.
Cut the foliage to 1 inch above ground 6 to 8 weeks after the end of blooming to prepare the daffodils for winter. Mulch with 2 inches of straw or dried leaves for the winter. Remove an inch of the mulch in early spring. Alternatively, dig up the bulbs, rinse off the dirt, cut off the leaves and place them in a mesh bag or old nylon stocking and hang them in a cool, well-ventilated area until fall.
Replant the daffodil bulbs in late fall 6 inches deep and 6 inches apart in well-drained soil in full to part sun.
Divide daffodils every 5 to 10 years to eliminate overcrowding. At 6 to 8 weeks after blooming stops, loosen the soil around the plant with a trowel, being careful not to slice into the bulbs. Grasp the plant at the base of the leaves and gently pull the bulbs out of the ground. If they don't come out easily, use the trowel to loosen the dirt. Once the b