Narcissi Division 7 Jonquilla Sailboat AGM

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Sailboat is a pure white multiheaded jonquilla that grows to 10 inches.

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Description

Narcissi Division 7 Jonquilla Sailboat AGM has been awarded a garden merit by the RHS because of its all round performance. The flowers open as a lemon yellow with white petals. After a few days turn into a lovely pure white multi-headed jonquilla.

Jonquilla narcissi such as Narcissi Division 7 Jonquilla Sailboat AGM  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.

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

AGM = Awarded a Garden Merit by the RHS for its superb performance in the garden or containers.

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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