Narcissi Division 7 Jonquilla Pipit

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Pipit has flowers of soft lemon with the crown and base fading to white with age.

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Description

Narcissi Division 7 Jonquilla Pipit has soft lemon flowers with the crown and base being almost white. Superb garden plant. This jonquilla narcissi is ideal for borders, rockeries or containers. Leave to naturalise for many years.

Jonquilla narcissi such as Narcissi Division 7 Jonquilla Pipit usually produce flowers that are scented so they are a really popular group.  Suitable to be planted in many varied soil types as long as they are free draining, in heavier soils add grit or well rotted organic matter to help with drainage. In lighter soils such as sand add humus matter which will help to retain nutrients and water. Cultivate the soils to a depth of 15-20cms and plant bulbs 10cms deep and 10cms apart. When planting in containers the distance apart can be reduced to 5cms if required. Protect the early growth in the spring from slugs and snails and remove dead heads after flowering to get the best from them. Remember to feed the bulbs during the leaf and flower stage with bone meal, tomato feed or similar.

Work well in planting schemes with other dwarf bulbs such as anemonesdwarf irismuscaris and dwarf tulips for instance.

This is a late season daffodil that will naturalise very well in the garden and can be left undisturbed for many years.

Growing Information

Flowering Height:- 15″ (35-40cm)

Flowering Period: Feb -March

Aspect: Semi shade to full sun. In semi-shade the flowers will last longer.

Soil type: Free draining fertile soils that are kept fertile.

Ideal foods: Well rotted humus matter, Bone meal and tomato food as they contain high levels of phosphate and potash.

Tip: Do not cut off or tie up the leaves as this will not allow the bulbs to take in nutrients for the following years growth.

New season top quality bulbs dispatched from September on-wards

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