Narcissus pseudonarcissus subsp. moschatus, called the white or swan's neck daffodil or silver bells for the demure, nodding character of the white flowers.
Narcissus pseudonarcissus subsp. moschatus (syn. N. moschatus) has been called the white daffodil, the swan's neck daffodil, and silver bells which all describe the demure, nodding character of this special bulb. The flowers are creamy white with yellow at the base of the flower where it joins the stem. They are pendulous, sometimes dangling at an angle or straight downwards from the strong stems. Cultivated in the UK since the early 17th century, it is more tolerant of moisture and shade than other species.
Common Name: White Daffodil - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Yes
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.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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