View Larger Van Sion Daffodil

Planted at Mount Vernon

Planted at Mount Vernon


Hardiness Zones

4 4 5 5b 6 6b 7 7b 8 8b USDA basemap

Average annual extreme minimum temperature 1976-2005

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Van Sion is a bright yellow daffodil streaked with green. It is double, with many softly pointed petals.

Latin Name

Narcissus telamonius plenus


Family

Amaryllidaceae


Type of Plant

Bulbs Bulbs

Bloom Season

April - May


Seasons

Spring Spring

Specifications

Max height Max Height: 1.5'
Max spread Max Spread: 0.75'

Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun Full Sun
    Part Shade Part Shade

    Tolerances

  • Deer
  • Drought
  • Rabbit

  • Toxicity

    Do not ingest Do not ingest
    Skin irritant Skin irritant

    Colors


    Native Range

    Southern Europe and northern Africa


    History

    Date of introduction: 1620


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