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Daffodil Salome

Supplied from mid-late August until December. Dispatched as soon as they're picked!
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  • Availability: Supplied from mid-late August until December
  • Bulb Size: 12-14
  • Characteristics: Colour-changing bloom with soft white petals and peach to pink cups.
  • Flowering Period: April-May
  • Flowering Height: 35-40cm
  • Planting & Care: Tolerates most soil types, but prefers neutral to slightly acidic soils.
  • Salome has broad, over-lapping petals which give average bloom diameters of 9 cm. The petals are soft whites and have a paper-like texture. The protruding, trumpet-shaped cup changes colours from light peachy yellows to orange-pink and salmon coloured hues, often with a more solidly yellow-coloured ring on the rim or outer fringe.

    Part of the division 2 Narcissus, these beautiful flowers are large-cupped and very showy. In order to improve its pink colourations, it is recommended that they be planted in partially shaded areas. They grow well in pots and make great cut flowers

    Daffodils welcome you to spring. They are excellent perennial plants for borders and are great for what to plant in-between shrubs. Planting daffodils in pots is also a viable alternative. Also, they are great in woodland gardens and as cut flowers.

    Daffodils can be divided into 13 different types, these differences are mostly based on variations of the cups (corona) and the petals (perianth). Daffodils are commonly and interchangeably called Narcissus or Narcissi. Specifically, daffodils are the varieties which have larger cups and larger overall blooms.

    There are early indoor and outdoor daffodils, with some being more fragrant than others. Daffodils have a significant amount of variety with their growth; some stems may only bear 1 or 2 flowers, whereas others can reach upwards of 20.

    The flowers are generally yellow, orange or white with either uniform cups and petals or contrasting colours.

    Daffodil bulbs planting time is in the fall season, approximately 2-4 weeks before the ground freezes. In more severe climates, ensure that the bulbs are covered with at least 6-7 cm of soil. The general rule is to plant the bulbs to a depth that is three times (3X) the size of the bulb. Also, a good depth will help reinforce the plant structure during growth to prevent bending or drooping.

    Daffodils grow best in full sun to partially shaded areas. During flowering the plants will need a moist soil and mulching is suggested to maintain moisture. Although they are tolerant of most soil types, daffodils prefer a slightly acidic soil.

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