This late season windfall of daffodil bulbs is due to a large, cancelled order. There is still time for planting, the leaves may be starting to shoot but the roots are not yet growing and the bulbs will be as robust and ready to bloom as if you had planted them earlier in the year.
We dont have oodles, so if you have a spot, get them quick.
King Alfred is an all time favourite. The best trumpet daffodil for cool climates. Yellow never looked so good! Flowers early to mid season.
This flower has been loved for generations. 'King Alfred' is the most popular Daffodil in the world, and for good reason. They are hardy and adaptable to a variety of conditions. The golden flowers are large and long lasting.
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, closer for a more dramatic display.
Once the flowering has finished you can remove the flower stem. 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 don’t need much as they are not heavy feeders.
Supplied as: Bulbs
Early to Mid season
Cool to Sub-Tropical
Full Sun to Light Shade