Narcissi Division 8 Tazetta Paperwhite Ziva

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Paperwhite Ziva produces masses of highly scented white multiheaded flowers that are ideal for pot growing.

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Description

This is an indoor flowering narcissi that does not need any special treatment to get it to flower. Plant in a container from September onwards and they will flower 13-15 weeks later. Each stem will produce masses of pure white, highly scented flowers. See Soleil D’or for another indoor flowering variety.

Cultivation instructions

Tazetta narcissi are highly fragrant and most varieties can be used to grow indoors. Plant them in pots, containers and rockeries as well as borders in the garden. 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.

A highly scented group of varieties which will work really well when planted with fragrant Hyacinths.

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 = Award of garden merit given to bulb by the RHS which grow easily in gardens.

Flowering Height:- 12″ (30cm)

Flowering Period: December onwards if forced

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: When growing indoors plant bulbs using as indoor compost and plant with the top of the bulb about 3-5cm below the soil level.

New season top quality bulbs dispatched from September on-wards

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