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Triandrus narcissi

Triandrus narcissi
 

Flower colour: white and yellow

Flowering period: March-April

Average plant height: 25-30 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 5 cm

Type of bulb: bulb

These narcissi, sometimes called 'Angels' tears' grow in the wild in Spain and Portugal. They usually have 2 to 6 flowers to a stem. Their distinguishing feature is that the perianth petals flare back and away from the cup so that the cup is more conspicuous. The flowers are always angled downward.

These low-growing little narcissi have a definite preference for somewhat damp habitats. They are also frequently used in rock gardens.

Most significant cultivars:
'Hawera': golden yellow
'Ice Wings': white-white
'Thalia': pure white