Daffodil Henriquesii

One of the best and brightest.

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A long flowering and prolific variety with fragrant, golden blooms. The glorious, golden yellow petals are teamed with small fluted cups. Between two and four flowers open on each stem. Daffodil ‘Henriquesii’ is an excellent choice for naturalising in rock gardens, pots or towards the front of garden beds.

Daffodils are easy, they like the simple things in life; plenty of sun and a well drained soil. It is this sunny disposition that is appealing to gardeners worldwide. We choose the best varieties for our Australian conditions so you are guaranteed success.

Plant daffodil bulbs three times as deep as the bulb is high with the pointy end up. The depth will 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.

Once the flowering has finished you can remove the flower stem. Allow the foliage to remain until it has yellowed. The daffodil bulbs use the foliage to gather energy and nutrients at this time for next year’s blooms. Keep the plants relatively moist during this time, and add a little high potash fertiliser. Daffodils like Potash and slow release fertiliser brands which are low in nitrogen (this means more flowers and less foliage). They are not heavy feeders.

Daffodils are suitable for garden and container plantings. Plant as many as space permits!

Code

DAJHR

Botantical name

Narcissus jonquilla

Height

20-30cm

Width

10-15cm

Flowers

Early to Mid Season

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Water needs

0