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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    The Swan's Neck daffodil is a white daffodil that keeps its flowers bent toward the earth. It is fairly small and should be planted close to the front for the best viewing opportunities.

    Latin Name

    Narcissus moschatus


    Family

    Amaryllidaceae


    Type of Plant

    Bulb

    Bloom Season

    March - April


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 1'
    Max Spread: 0.5'

    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: 1604


    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.

    Bring Washington's Garden Home

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

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