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Narcissus 'Telamonius Plenus'


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Narcissus 'Telamonius Plenus' is likely of pre-1620 Dutch garden origin producing unusually variable double flowers.


Description:
Narcissus 'Telamonius Plenus' is a very unusual, very antique daffodil with doubling that can be highly variable. Opinion is divided on whether a single bulb will produce different looking flowers depending on conditions. It was illustrated in Parkinson's 1629 Paradisius as Master Wilmer's Great Double Daffodil, and probably of Dutch garden origin, going by the name 'Van Sion' in Holland. It shares with other historical daffodils an elegance and informal sensibility leading to a resurgence of interest in old cultivars.


Common Name: Historical Daffodil

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: The species in this genus grow in a wide range of habitats including open spaces ranging from low marshes to rocky hillsides and montane pastures to grassland, scrub, woods, river banks and rocky crevices.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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