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Narcissus 'Mrs Langtry'


Narcissus 'Mrs Langtry' is an historical daffodil with elegant, twisted white petals with pale, lemon yellow cups.

Narcissus 'Mrs Langtry' has elegant, twisted white petals with pale, lemon yellow cups that can age to cream. It is an historical daffodil hybridized pre-1869 by W. Backhouse and shares with other historical daffodils an elegance and informal sensibility leading to a resurgence of interest in old cultivars. Like other daffodils in the large cupped group, it is vigorous. Daffodils are disease and pest resistant, and these have stood the test of time.

Common Name: Historical Daffodil

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mesic. 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.


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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