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Narcissus tazetta orientalis 'Double Roman'


'Double Roman' was introduced before 1576! It is the double form of the Chinese sacred lily, Narcissus tazetta orientalis, and very fragrant.

'Double Roman' is a super heirloom introduced before 1576! It is the double form of the Chinese sacred lily, Narcissus tazetta orientalis, a close relative of the paperwhite and also very fragrant. It has reflexed white petals and a crazy double corona split and ruffled with white and rich yellow. The flowers are produced in clusters on each stem which can reach 14 inches high. Less hardy than other Narcissus, they bloom in winter and early spring. In cold climates grow in pots and protect in winter.

Common Name: Daffodil

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


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: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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