Scented Daffodil 'Starlight Sensation'

Scented Daffodil 'Starlight Sensation'

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A total sensation with up to five stems from established bulbs. The blooms have a strong, fruity fragrance and last well. Starlight white petals with up to four flowers on each stem. This ‘Angel’, N. triandrus is an international award winner and is sure to take a few out here.
Scented Daffodils are virtually indestructible, simply plant and enjoy. They like the simple things in life; plenty of sun and a well drained soil.

Plant Daffodil bulbs three times as deep as the bulb is high, with the pointy end up. This depth will help to protect them from heat and soil erosion, as well as providing strength for the stem. Space your Daffodils 10-20cm apart, more if you are leaving the bulbs in to naturalise, closer for a more dramatic display. In the garden, we like to plant ours three to a hole to create instant effects.

Once the flowering has finished you can remove the flower stem (this stops the plant focusing on seed production, so it will increase the vigour of your bulb). Allow the foliage to remain until it has yellowed, this is the time when the Daffodil foliage is gathering energy and nutrients for next year’s blooms. Keep the plants relatively moist during this time, and add a little general purpose fertiliser. Daffodils like Potash and slow release fertiliser brands which are low in nitrogen (this means more flowers and less foliage), and you won’t need much as they are not heavy feeders.

Daffodil ‘Starlight Sensation’ is Division 5, Triandrus.

IN POTS:
This is our recommendation for the best display, keeping in mind bulbs look best when planted nice and close together. By planting some winter/spring flowering annuals such as Pansies, atop your bulb pots you will remember to water and can enjoy a longer lasting display.

14cm/6” = 5 bulbs
20cm/8” = 10 bulbs
25cm/10” = 20 bulbs

See here for more hints and tips:
Top Ten Tips on How to Plant your Spring Bulbs in Pots


Supplied as: Bulbs
Size: na

Code

DAJST

Botantical name

Narcissus triandrus

Height

30-65cm

Width

10cm

Flowers

Mid season

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Size

na

Water needs

1