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Organic Narcissus triandrus 'Thalia' | 10 pcs.

Organic Narcissus triandrus 'Thalia' | 10 pcs.

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Organic white botanical daffodils

The bright white Narcissus triandrus 'Thalia' has medium-sized, star-shaped flowers with a relatively large white crown. She gets about 2 to 3 flowers per flower stem. It grows to about 30 centimeters high with several bluish-green flower stems per bulb and narrow, long leaves, with the flowers still rising above them. It is a mid-early flowering daffodil that blooms for about 4 weeks in the period April and May and is suitable as a cut flower. It smells wonderful and pollinators such as bees can easily access the nectar through the large open crowns.

The 'Thalia' was Mien Ruys' favorite variety because of its strong properties and striking character.

Combine the Narcissus 'Thalia' with Tulipa 'Flaming Flag' or Tulipa 'Sweetheart' for a beautiful effect.

How, where and when do I plant daffodil bulbs?

A daffodil flowerbulb needs a cold period, so plant it in the ground from September to January. The planting depth is 2 to 3 times the height of the flowerbulb itself and the planting distance is 2 to 3 times the width of the flowerbulb itself. When planting in pots, the flowerbulbs may be planted closer together and may extend half above the ground for a decorative effect. However, after flowering, the flowerbulbs should be planted back in the garden, while maintaining the planting depth and spacing discussed.

Plant the Narcissus triandrus 'Thalia' in a sunny or shady spot in the garden, pot or lawn. Plant it in groups in a nutrient-rich, water-permeable, preferably calcareous, sandy soil.

Daffodil bulbs are poisonous, which is why they are avoided by rodents such as voles. Use them as a natural protection for other flowerbulbs by planting them around and between the other bulbs.

Care of the daffodil

Provide organic nutrition during planting. Cut off the spent flowers at the top and let the rest of the foliage die. Only cut it off when the leaf has completely dried out. The Narcissus triandrus 'Thalia' is a strong species that naturalizes well. She comes back every year faithfully. Provide organic food annually for optimal results.

Propagation

For propagation, the flowerbulb can be dug out at the beginning of summer. The flowerbulb is dried and stored in a warm place. They can be planted again from September. Plant the small bulbs separately and provide organic nutrition so that the small flowerbulbs grow quickly.

Origin of the daffodil

The daffodil is an ancient genus dating from the late Oligocene and early Miocene epochs. They originate from southwestern Europe but are currently found in many parts of the world. Even the Bible references the symbolic flower in Isaiah 35:1:

"The desert and the barren land will rejoice, the steppe will rejoice and blossom like a daffodil, it will blossom abundantly" .

Carolus Clusius was the one who brought them to the Netherlands in 1565. He then brought the tazetta daffodil from Gibraltar, in 1599 he received the wild ' Thalia' from Spain and in 1613 he received the rare poeticus .

There are approximately 18,000 cultivars of which approximately 500 are grown. Most daffodils, also called daffodils, are grown in the United Kingdom. There they even started growing daffodils earlier than in the Netherlands.


Organic Narcissus triandrus 'Thalia' - Skal NL-BIO-01 certified: 109459

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Characteristics

Flowering time: April - May
Planting time: From September
Planting depth: 10 cm deep
Planting distance: 15 cm apart
Height: 30 cm high
Flower diameter:
10 cm wide
Location: Partial shade, sun
Soil PH: Clay, loam, sandy soil - Slightly acidic/neutral
Winter hardiness: Good hardy
Propagation: Good (naturalizes)
Origin: Western Europe
Family: Amaryllidaceae (daffodil family)
Colour: White
Bee-friendly: Yes
Fragrant: Yes
Bulb size: 12/14


Other daffodil varieties:

  • Bio Narcissus 'Bridal Crown'
  • Bio Narcissus 'Rip van Winkle'
  • Bio Narcissus 'Tete Rosette'
  • Bio Narcissus 'Tête-à-Tête'
  • Bio Narcissus jonquilla 'New Baby'
  • Bio Narcissus poeticus 'Recurvus'
  • Bio Narcissus tazetta 'Minnow'

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