Narcissus Bulb- Mini Daffodil ,Sun Disc, perfect for rock gardens,
perfect for rock gardens, containers and low borders.
Mini Daffodil 'Sun Disc' is a very round petalled narcissus with a scented, orange center. Multiple blooms per stem. Great for naturalizing. To increase the life span of the bulbs, plant Mini Daffodil 'Sun Disc' under trees so they receive the benefit of shade or partial shade. Narcissus 'Sun Disc' is one of the latest blooming Rockgarden Narcissus varieties.
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