NARCISSUS 'POETICUS RECURVUS' PHEASANT EYE~VERY FRAGRANT~HEIRLOOM DAFFODIL BULBS
Daffodil - Pheasant Eye (Poeticus Recurvus)
Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus is classified as a wild species (Division X). By definition, Division X covers all species daffodils and varieties. N. poeticus var. recurvus (commonly called pheasant’s eye) is native to Europe. It rises 12-14” tall in spring. Each flower features recurved white petals (perianth segments) and a small yellow cup (corona) with a distinctive red rim. Blooms very late (April-May in St. Louis). Flowers have a sweet fragrance. Narrow, strap-shaped, green leaves in clumps.
Genus name honors a beautiful youth who became so entranced with his own reflection that he pined away and the gods turned him into this flower.
Very easy to grow
Narcissus flowers are excellent for cutting for a lovely springtime arrangement indoors, or you can also plant in patio pots and containers too.
Full Sun, Partial Shade