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Narcissus x Large Cup Frosty Snow'
Frosty Snow is a spellbinding garden star. This floriferous gem opens sparkling snow-white with a flanged, cup-shaped, lemon-yellow crown that matures to white with a beguiling yellow rim. Then, it finally matures to pure white, like the driven snow.
Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:
Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Good soil drainage is essential. Best in organically rich loams. Soils should be kept uniformly moist during the growing season, but drought is tolerated while dormant.
Herbaceous Plant, Perennial
Western state native:
Narrow, linear to strap-shaped, green leaves appear in erect to sprawling clumps.
Predominant flower color:
Yellow crown; white outside petals
Fall Color Description:
Winter Interest Description:
Used by Wildlife:
After the flowers have bloomed in spring, the top portion of each flower stem may be removed, as practicable, to prevent seed formation, but foliage should not be cut back until it begins to yellow. Flowers usually face the sun, so bulbs should be grown w
Plant bulbs in early to mid fall. Planting depth depends upon bulb size. Each bulb should be planted 2 to 3 times as deep as the bulb, with at least 3? of soil over the top. Space bulbs from 4-10? apart (larger bulbs are planted further apart than smaller
Long Term Care:
Infrequent insect pests include narcissus bulb fly, narcissus nematode, slugs and snails. Bulb scale mite may occur.
Narcissus yellow stripe virus is an infrequent problem.
No serious insect or disease problems. With proper soil and culture, daffodils are noted for being almost pest-free.
Bulb rot may occur in poorly-drained soils. Deer and rabbits tend to avoid this plant.
OSU Landscape Profile:
LBJ Native Plant Database:
Missouri Botanical Garden Database:
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