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Double Daffodil Bulbs Flowerdrift

Flowerdrift is a flurry of pure white flowers highlighted by rich orange center petals and a hint of gold. A magnificent confection. (Narcissus)

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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 36DAF8
Common Name Double Flowering Daffodils
Botanical Name Narcissus
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Orange, White
Estimated Mature Height 14-16" tall
Bulb Size 14/16 cm
Bulb Spacing 6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 6" deep
Bloom Time Mid spring
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers, Multiplies / Naturalizes, Easy to Grow
Special Groups N/A
Native N/A
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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Description
This fantastic double daffodil creates almost the effect of a camellia or a small peony. And all this creamy white is highlighted by rich orange center petals and a hint of gold behind the doubling. A real beauty.

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:
  • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

    Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

  • The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

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  • Releasable Bulb Planter

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Daffodils

By Sbelle

from Lake City, CO

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Fragrant
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Double Daffodil Bulbs Flowerdrift:

    The daffodils are beautiful. I included them in my wildflower meadow in Colorado.

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    Double Daffodil Bulbs Flowerdrift

    By Dar

    from Plainfield, Indiana

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    Pros

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    • Hardy
    • Healthy

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      Comments about American Meadows Double Daffodil Bulbs Flowerdrift:

      I grow Flowerdrift in raised beds in my backyard for cutting and give them to friends and family. Most of the daffodils I grow are pure white or white with pink, so Flowerdrift adds some needed color and spice to my daffodil garden.

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      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:
      • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

        Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

      • The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

        The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

      • Releasable Bulb Planter

        Releasable Bulb Planter

      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:
      • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

        Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

      • The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

        The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

      • Releasable Bulb Planter

        Releasable Bulb Planter

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