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Planted at Mount Vernon

  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones

    The Hoop Petticoat is one of the smallest daffodils grown at Mount Vernon and is often crowded towards the front of the border for ease of viewing. It has unique flowers with large bells and slender, petite petals.

    Latin Name

    Narcissus bulbocodium 'Golden Bells'



    Type of Plant


    Bloom Season

    May - May




    Max Height: 0.5'
    Max Spread: 0.5'


  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade


  • Deer
  • Drought
  • Rabbit

  • Toxicity

    Do not ingest
    Skin irritant


    Native Range

    Southern Europe and northern Africa


    Date of Introduction: 1629

    Bartlett Tree Expert Company has been working with Mount Vernon Estate since 2011 providing expert arboricultural care and GPS mapping for the estate’s historic trees, as well as support from their research facility.   Mount Vernon is proud to partner with Bartlett Tree Experts and appreciates their sponsorship of George Washington’s Mount Vernon Plant Finder App.

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