Summer Flowering Narcissi in 3 Varieties - BulbNarcissus 'Grand Soleil d'Or' + 'Avalanche' + 'Erlicheer'
Summer-flowering narcissi are a result of the latest horticultural developments. These 3 narcissi varieties 'Avalanche', 'Grand Soleil d'Or', and 'Erlicheer' bloom during the summer. Summer narcissi are planted in the spring, and after approximately 8 weeks, you will have enchanting fragrant narcissi in your garden. They can also be grown in a container on the patio or decking. You can expect between 9-12 flowers on each stem.Show more
Show moreYou can plant the narcissi bulbs immediately after receiving them in either the ground or in a pot. When planting the bulbs, make sure that the depth of the hole is twice as large as the height of the bulb. A 5 cm bulb thus needs to be planted in a 10 cm hole. Spacing of narcissi is approximately 10-15 cm. Plant the bulbs in good, loose soil with the roots pointing downwards. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. You can plant the bulbs using a trowel or a special bulb planter. For larger groups plant more bulbs into a larger hole.
Combining summer narcissiThe fragrant flowers of the narcissi complement other bulbous plants. Combine these varieties of narcissi with Bessera Elegans and Tigridia Pavonia. Whether combined in a border or in a flower pot, they will have a striking appearance.
Show moreThe bulbs of summer narcissi can remain in the same spot for several years. After flowering add some fertiliser and cut off the faded flower stems so that the energy can go back into the bulb. Only cut off the foliage when it has turned yellow. With proper care, your narcissi will produce lots of flowers by next spring.
Daffodils over winterUntil planted, daffodils are liable to frost damage. Once in the ground, all daffodils are hardy.
Potted daffs are of course somewhat sensitive to frost so will require protection.
You can protect your potted daffodil bulbs in one, or a combination of, the following ways:
- Store the potted bulbs in a frost-free area that definitely doesn't heat up - daffodil bulbs do need the cold.
- Pack the pot(s) in bubble wrap.
- Line the pot with bubble wrap before filling with soil and planting your bulbs... do ensure drainage holes.
Show moreYou will enjoy these striking narcissi 'Grand Soleil d'Or', 'Avalanche' and 'Erlicheer' in your garden approximately 8 weeks after planting. Even if you plant them in spring. you will have beautiful flowers in your garden for summer. They can produce up to 12 flowers per stem. The flowers are very fragrant and will definitely attract many admirers, also fantastic as a cut flower in your living room.All daffodils (Narcissus) are classified under Amaryllidaceae.