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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Butter and Eggs is pale yellow double daffodil with many frilly petals. Its height makes it well suited to the middle of the flower border.

    Latin Name

    Narcissus incomparabilis aurantius plenus


    Family

    Amaryllidaceae


    Type of Plant

    Bulb

    Bloom Season

    April - May


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 1.5'
    Max Spread: 0.75'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tollerances

  • Deer
  • Drought
  • Rabbit

  • Toxicity

    Do not ingest
    Skin irritant

    Colors


    Native Range

    Southern Europe and northern Africa


    History

    Date of Introduction: 1777


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    Purchase our historic seeds, collected from plants grown at Mount Vernon and plant them in your own garden.

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