Paperwhite Bulbs Grand Soleil D'Or

 

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Grand Soleil D'Or has rich golden bloom with orange trumpets. Plant paperwhites indoors and you'll have fragrant blooms in 10-12 weeks.

Zones 1 - 10
Advantages
Fragrant
Fragrant
Containers
Containers
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Forcing
Forcing
Mature Plant Size 16-20" tall
Bulb Spacing4 bulbs per 6" pot.
Bloom Time Winter: 10-12 weeks after planting.
Size Bag of 4 - Bulb Size: 15/16 cm
SKU 51DAF4

Why be satisfied with just the same old "Paperwhites" for indoor bloom? The same "magic" happens with these narcissus--bloom takes a bit longer, but the flowers are bigger, with golden yellow petals and brilliant orange centers. Any planter will do. It's easy!

How to grow Indoor Narcissus Almost everyone knows "Paperwhites," the fragrant miniature narcissus on long stems that bloom quickly indoors, much like an amaryllis. (Each bulb produces a "bouquet" of several flowers.) Like the Paperwhites, this narcissus is also from the famous "tazetta" group, and will perform just the same for you. To make indoor pots and bowls, simply arrange the bulbs in a shallow bowl or pot so they don't touch one another. Surround them with pebbles, sand, or even soil, but no soil is really needed. Be sure the bulbs are about half into the planting medium, with the top half sticking up in the clear. Then, just water. Almost instantly, the bulbs will sprout, and in just 10-12 weeks, you'll have blooming daffodils right there on the coffee table.

Indoor narcissus are great for making holiday gifts that will bring weeks and weeks of pleasure during the holidays or anytime during a long winter.

SKU 51DAF4
Common Name Indoor Daffodils - Grand Soleil D'Or
Botanical Name Narcissus tazetta
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Flower Color Yellow
Mature Height 16-20" tall
Bulb Size 15/16 cm
Bulb Spacing 4 bulbs per 6" pot.
Planting Depth Plant with tips above the soil line.
Bloom Time Winter: 10-12 weeks after planting.
Days to Bloom 10-12 weeks after planting.
Planting Time Fall, Winter
Advantages Fragrant, Containers, Easy to Grow, Forcing
Additional Information Hardy in zones 9-11.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Instruction for your Paperwhite Growing Vase:

Paperwhite Vase

1. Fill glass with water to just beneath the bulb's roots. The water should not touch the bottom of the bulb (see water fill line below).

2. Place bulb in vase.

3. Place the vase in a sunny, warm location. Paperwhites are tropical bulbs and prefer temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

4. If you place the Paperwhites in a cooler spot (45-55 degrees Fahrenheit) directly after planting for 3 to 4 weeks the stems will stay shorter.

5. Every week for the next weeks add or replace the water in the vase, filling the vase to the fill line so that the bulb itself is not sitting in water.

6. All flowers grow toward the light, to ensure a straight stem turn vase regularly.

7. Plant bulbs in 2 week intervals for a constant display of flowers.

Vase Kit Contains:

1 Glass Vase
1 Paperwhite Bulb that will produce several flowers
Complete Instructions

Planting Instructions for Paperwhites in soil:

Paperwhite Soil

1. Fill a pot halfway with soil or gravel, set the bulbs gently in the soil and pack more soil around the bulbs leaving the tips visable.

2. Water the bulbs thoroughly, allowing time for the soil to absorb enough water so it is thoroughly soaked.

3. Place your pot in a sunny, warm location. Paperwhites are tropical bulbs and prefer temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

4. If you place your Paperwhites for 3 to 4 weeks in a cooler place (45-55 degrees Fahrenheit) directly after planting, they generally stay shorter which prevents them from falling over when in full bloom.

5. In 6 to 10 weeks you'll have a mass of pure white, multiple blooming Narcissus in your room. When the plants begin to flower, remove them from direct sunlight for a longer enjoyment.

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Paperwhite Bulbs Grand Soleil D'Or

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from Dayton, Ohio

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Fragrant
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors

    Comments about American Meadows Paperwhite Bulbs Grand Soleil D'Or:

    Beautiful yellow color and so very fragrant!

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    Grand Soleil D 'or

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    from Sunnyvale, CA

    About Me Casual Hobbyist

    Pros

    • Fragrant
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Containers

      Comments about American Meadows Paperwhite Bulbs Grand Soleil D'Or:

      Love this colorful fragrant narcissus and got a lot of compliment. Wish I had more at the time.

       
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      Harder than it looks

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      from Hannibal, Missouri

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        • Difficult To Use

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        • Garden
        • Indoors

        Comments about American Meadows Paperwhite Bulbs Grand Soleil D'Or:

        It's probably not the product, just the user. I didn't have any luck forcing these (my first attempt at forcing indoor bulbs).

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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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