Daffodil 'Actaea' (Narcissus 'Actaea')
Narcissus poeticus 'Actaea'
Variety or Cultivar:
N. 'Actaea' ~ N. 'Actaea' is a bulbous perennial with strap-shaped leaves. In spring, it produces single white flowers with red-ringed, yellow centres.
Plant two times its own depth in autumn. Prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil that is moist during the growing season.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Naturalised in turf
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Full Sun, Partial Shade
North, South, East, West
Exposed or Sheltered
No pruning required
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Narcissus 'Actaea' is:
Red, White, Yellow in Spring
Green in Spring
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