Silvery white petals, and a creamy pale-yellow cup with a narrow band of bright pink to red at the rim. Flowers mid to late season.
Pink Daffodils are highly decorative, with broad, pale petals and eye catching coronas in shades from salmon to red. These showy Daffodils are stars in the garden. Daffodil breeders aim to get as close to red as possible in much of their breeding. So along the way there is created a spectacular array of pink shades. In many cases the colour fades or increases as the blooms mature.
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.
It is a good idea to prepare your soil by digging through some well rotted manure (or blood and bone) a few weeks prior to planting. This will improve drainage and add nutrients to the soil, giving your Butterfly Daffodils a good start.
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, the end range is if you are leaving the bulbs in the ground to naturalise - that way they have room to multiply and you will have longer before you have to lift and divide them.
Once the flowering has finished you can remove the flower stem (this will focus the growth on the bulb rather than seed production). Allow the foliage to remain until it has yellowed. The daffodil bulb uses the foliage to gather energy and nutrients for next year's blooms. Keep them 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 leaves).
Supplied as: Bulbs
Mid to Late Season
Cool to Sub-Tropical
Full Sun to Light Shade