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A mix of the best and longest blooming daffodils. You'll just love all the colors. Ideal for mass plantings and excellent for naturalizing. (Narcissus)

Zones 2 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Containers
Containers
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 12-16" tall
Bulb Spacing6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Mid spring
SKU LMDG

If you just love all the daffodil colors, this is the mix for you. These bulbs are landscape size' which means they are smaller than some, but all of blooming size--these are the ones used in parks and commercial plantings. The mix includes all the best plus some of the cluster-flowered types, doubles, and more. You'll also have all the successful bi-colors. Brilliant orange cups on snow white petals, orange cups on golden petals, the famous yellow cupped one with the cup ringed in deep orange, plus pure yellow of course. All these are as hardy as the basic yellow trumpet, the only difference is you'll have all the colors.

So don't hesitate. With this mix, you can plant just a few or a whole acre, and in spring, they'll all be there to light up your life. You can't have too many of these, and planting is easy:

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?'

Associated SKUs
LMDG
LMD50 (Bag of 50)
7BULK100 (Bag of 100)
LMD300 (Bag of 300) - Out of stock.
7BULK500 (Bag of 500)
Common Name Large Cupped 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 Mixed
Mature Height 12-16" 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 Time Fall
Soil Type Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No
Daffodil Bulbs Comparison

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.

Tulip Bulb Comparison

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.

Further Reading:

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

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) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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American MeadowsLarge Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix
 
4.6

(based on 13 reviews)

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate instructions (4)
  • Hardy (4)
  • Healthy (4)
  • Attractive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Garden (5)
  • Outdoors (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Spring Beauties!

I have a field and a wooded area that I'm trying to plant things in that are easy to take care of and daffodils ad a lot of color in the spring. Bulbs are...Read complete review

I have a field and a wooded area that I'm trying to plant things in that are easy to take care of and daffodils ad a lot of color in the spring. Bulbs are the best way to do this. They require no care after they are planted. The deer and other animals don't bother them. It's sure nice after a cold winter to have them blooming. I received them in time to plant in the fall. All of my bulbs came in good shape and had directions on how to plant them. Thanks, American Meadows!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not a mix, one color bloomed

Low price for large amount of bulbs. 100% deer proof. Easy to plant, low maintenance.
Bulbs were to be a mix of colors but only one color given. Not a...Read complete review

Low price for large amount of bulbs. 100% deer proof. Easy to plant, low maintenance.
Bulbs were to be a mix of colors but only one color given. Not a mix at all. Disappointing just for that. Not at all like the multiple pictures shown on site.
I will say the blooms were pretty and all bulbs bloomed.

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4.0

Heavy on the yellow, not so much with the others

By 

from Martinsville, Indiana

About Me Master Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

    We created a new garden in front of a wall of white pine trees. The pines block passing cars from a view of the home for the most part. The area that can be seen offers a view of the 120 new daffodils. We have had numerous favorable comments on how beautiful the new garden is.

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    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Wow! Best first year bloom Ever!

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    from Brownfield, Texas

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions
    • Attractive
    • Diverse Blooms
    • Hardy
    • Healthy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Lawn
      • Outdoors
      • Under Trees

      Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

      I planted these on the edge of the grass near the house and under some trees. They have been amazing. The first year blooms were abundant and so diverse! Because each was diferant the blooms came a few days apart instead of all at once lengthening the overall bloom peeiod to well over three weeks. Each one was fun to examine and compare the differences of the types of blooms. I will be planting this mix every year around my property!

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      5.0

      Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs

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      from Rochester, NY

      About Me Getting Started

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Hardy
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Garden
        • Outdoors

        Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

        I love spring flowers, and so far, these seem to be very hardy. Though they haven't opened yet, they've all started growing. Which is great considering we have deer that love to eat all of our spring flowers. I feel these will be the best buy we've made in a long time.

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        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Spring Beauties!

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        from Lone Jack, Mo.

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Pros

        • Bright Colors For Spring
        • Finally Spring Is Here
        • Hardy
        • Healthy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Early Spring Color
          • Garden
          • Naturalizing

          Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

          I have a field and a wooded area that I'm trying to plant things in that are easy to take care of and daffodils ad a lot of color in the spring. Bulbs are the best way to do this. They require no care after they are planted. The deer and other animals don't bother them. It's sure nice after a cold winter to have them blooming. I received them in time to plant in the fall. All of my bulbs came in good shape and had directions on how to plant them. Thanks, American Meadows!

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          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Absolutely Beautiful

          By 

          from Fredericksburg, VA

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Accurate Instructions
          • Attractive
          • Fragrant
          • Hardy
          • Healthy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden

            Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

            These came in tall and beautiful

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            • Personal
             
            4.0

            Beautiful healthy daffs!

            By 

            from Lancaster, New Hampshire

            Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

            It seems as if every single bulb produced! Very beautiful daffodils.

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            • No
             
            5.0

            Beautiful Daffodils

            By 

            from The Garden State

            Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

            I used the product by planting them in the ground

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            • No
             
            5.0

            Big, beautiful blooms

            By 

            from MI

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Big Long Lasting Blooms
            • Nice Variety

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

                I planted these throughout my woods and they are gorgeous. They look so good that I plan on getting another bag or 2.

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                • No
                 
                5.0

                Beautiful and reliable bloomers!

                By 

                from NJ

                Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

                In the Fall I question why I ordered 300 daffodil bulbs, but come Spring I know why. These bulbs are large and bloom year after year. I probably have over a thousand planted by now! I naturalize them along my wood's edge and it is a sight to behold with the Virginia Bluebells. This year's assortment was especially unique and beautiful and I have enjoyed them so much. I'm ordering more right now.

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                5.0

                Large cupped daffodil mix

                By 

                from Auburn, GA.

                Pros

                • Large Eye Catching Blooms
                • Long bloom time

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Early Spring Perennial

                  Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

                  Very impressed with quality of bulbs when arrived and spring blooms were spectacular. Looking forward to future seasons as bulbs continue to spread.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Beautiful faces

                  By 

                  from Alpine , nj

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Colorful
                  • Deer proof
                  • Eye catching
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Line A Walkway
                    • Naturalizing
                    • Planted In Large Groups

                    Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

                    Planted them in large groupings . They are reliable , hardy and deer proof!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    2.0

                    Not a mix, one color bloomed

                    By 

                    from Saluda sc

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Deer proof
                    • Easy to plant
                    • Low Maintenance
                    • Low Price

                    Cons

                    • Not Multiple Bloom Colors

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

                      Low price for large amount of bulbs. 100% deer proof. Easy to plant, low maintenance.
                      Bulbs were to be a mix of colors but only one color given. Not a mix at all. Disappointing just for that. Not at all like the multiple pictures shown on site.
                      I will say the blooms were pretty and all bulbs bloomed.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      A Grand Spring Collection

                      By 

                      from Athens, GA

                      Comments about American Meadows Large Cupped Daffodil Bulbs Mix:

                      Loved all these flowers. They were big bulbs, which was a plus and they made my garden beautiful with all the colors.

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                      USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

                      To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

                      • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
                      • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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