Narcissus cantabricus is a winter or early spring bloomer with large, snow white, petticoat flowers.
Narcissus cantabricus is a rare species classified in the section Bulbocodium and resembles the better-known N. bulbocodium into which it is sometimes placed as a variety. N. cantabricus is a winter or early spring bloomer with large, snow white, "hoop petticoat" flowers and is native to southern Spain, Morocco and Algeria. Subspecies tananicus has greenish yellow colouration at the base of the flower tubs. Plant where the early foliage and flowers have some overhead protection from frost.
Common Name: Hoop Petticoat Daffodil
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
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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