Daffodil 'Glen Clova'

Daffodil 'Glen Clova'

The 'holy grail' of daffodils.

 
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The holy grail of the Daffodil world, a deep orange, almost red trumpet. The golden petals are well formed and have a slight reflex. One of our favourites, daffodil ‘Glen Clova’ has early to mid season flowers.

You can take advantage of the large variety of daffodils available to create a symphony of colours and textures in your garden or containers. Don’t forget, by choosing early mid and late flowering varieties you can enjoy daffodils from June to October.

Daffodils are easy and 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. The depth will protect them from heat and soil erosion, as well as providing strength for the stem. Space your Daffodils 10cm or apart. You can allow more space if you are leaving the bulbs in to naturalise. Planting them closer will give a more dramatic display. 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 and will increase your bulb).

Allow the foliage to remain until it has yellowed as this is when the bulbs are 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 ‘Glen Clova’ is Division 2, Large Cupped.

IN POTS:
This is our recommendation for the best display, keeping in mind bulbs look best when planted nice and close together.

14cm/6” = 3 bulbs
20cm/8” = 6 bulbs
25cm/10” = 10 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

DAGGC

Botantical name

Narcissus pseudonarcissus

Height

30 - 60cm

Width

10-15cm

Flowers

Early to mid season

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Size

na

Water needs

1