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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones

    Average annual extreme minimum temperature 1976-2005


    Maximus is a standard among daffodils for its height and large yellow blooms. It does well in the middle of the border where it can be easily seen.

    Latin Name

    Narcissus hispanicus 'Maximus'


    Family

    Amaryllidaceae


    Also Known As

    Trumpet Major


    Type of Plant

    Bulbs

    Bloom Season

    April - May


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 1.5'
    Max Spread: 1'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tolerances

  • Deer
  • Drought
  • Rabbit

  • Toxicity

    Do not ingest
    Skin irritant

    Colors


    Native Range

    Europe, central Asia


    History

    Date of introduction: 1576


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