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Butterfly Daffodil Bulbs Mix

This is an amazing mix of butterfly daffodils. You'll get stunning double centers, stripes, and frills that often resemble the appearance of a butterfly. (Narcissus)
Bag of 8

Price: $15.95

Sale: $7.98

$1.00 Per Bulb
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Details:

Height: 14-16" tall
Bulb Spacing: 6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Mid spring
Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Details
SKU 9DAF8
Common Name Butterfly Daffodils
Botanical Name Narcissus
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Mixed
Bloom Time Mid spring
Estimated Mature Height 14-16" tall
Bulb Spacing 6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Season Fall
Planting Depth Plant 6" deep
Bulb Size 14/16
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers, Multiplies / Naturalizes, Easy to Grow
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix

    Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix

  • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Plant to Impress Mix

    Darwin Tulip Bulbs Plant to Impress Mix

  • Harvest Basket

    Harvest Basket

Description
These unique daffodils are the ones with amazing doubled centers, stripes, and other frills that often give the appearance of a butterfly visiting the flower. A host of color combinations and really beautiful ruffling and doubling of the cup' has made this group a garden standout. They're also always a great hit in a vase.

Naturalizing Daffodils. Probably nothing in the gardening world is more foolproof and more rewarding than 'naturalizing' daffodils. Because unlike most other garden flowers, these fantastic plants are super-easy to plant in fall, they don't care about soil, as long as it's well-drained, and they'll bloom beautifully for you with absolutely no work every spring after you plant them. Best of all, daffodils increase over the years, each bulb developing into a blooming clump. All you have to do is pick the spots. The one thing to remember is that you won't be able to mow that area until the tops die down. Everything else takes care of itself. In a new or established wildflower meadow, the wildflower plants grow up around the daffodils hiding the fading foliage, so there's no work to do. And if you're planting wildflower seed, what could be easier that to pop in the bulbs when you have the ground already turned?'

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix

    Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix

  • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Plant to Impress Mix

    Darwin Tulip Bulbs Plant to Impress Mix

  • Harvest Basket

    Harvest Basket

Reviews
How-To Guides

History of Daffodils and Tulips

How to Plant Flower Bulbs

Fall Bulb FAQs

About Planting Bulbs in Fall

Improving Garden Soil

Growing Plants in Containers


What is a "Quality Bulb," and Why Does Bulb Quality Matter?

Flower bulbs come in a wide variety of sizes. It is important to get the largest, best quality bulbs you can find. Larger bulbs help to ensure success, producing larger and stronger plants with more flowers.

Several flower bulbs are part of the onion family, and because of this I like to use Onions as a representation of how important bulb size is. Which of the onions on your shelf go bad first? The smallest ones! Larger onions are more resilient, taking longer to dry out/rot and can withstand swings in temperature better. Flower bulbs are the same. Larger bulbs will withstand disease, draught, large amounts of moisture, and colder temperatures significantly better than the smaller ones.

Here at American Meadows we are committed to providing you with the highest quality bulbs. This means we do everything we can to source the largest bulbs possible. Below is a comparison of bulbs purchased from three different retail stores:

Each of the glass tubes contains 20 Dutch Master Daffodils. Starting from the left, the first tube is what is sold here at American Meadows, the middle tube was purchased at a local “Home Supply” box store, and the third is another online retailer. The difference is easily noticeable.

The next picture is the same comparison, but with Tulip Bulbs:

Again, our bulbs are quite a bit larger than other retailers.

Other things to be aware of when it comes to bulb quality is making sure they are firm and without signs of external damage or cracking. Do your best to avoid bulbs that are already growing and have shoots or freshly grown roots. This is difficult when purchasing online, but if you are ordering through a reputable company, they should be checking for these things regularly.

Next time you are looking to buy bulbs, think about how much time you put into planning and planting your garden and then anxiously waiting for your flowers to grow and bloom. Don’t be disappointed after all that effort by planting sub-par bulbs. Buy the largest, firmest, disease free bulbs you can afford, and you will have the best possible results.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix

    Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix

  • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Plant to Impress Mix

    Darwin Tulip Bulbs Plant to Impress Mix

  • Harvest Basket

    Harvest Basket

Shipping

Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 270-5187 or Contact Us by email.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix

    Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix

  • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Plant to Impress Mix

    Darwin Tulip Bulbs Plant to Impress Mix

  • Harvest Basket

    Harvest Basket

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