Narcissi Division 9 Poeticus Actaea has a broad, white perianth with a yellow centre and deep red margin. A distinctive colouring and flower shape which in our opinion has a great appeal. Actaea will flower later in the season which means it is really good with many other spring flowering plants. Plant First registered in 1927 it really has stood the test of time.
AGM = The RHS awarded this variety with a garden merit as it proved to be an excellent garden and container variety.
Narcissi Division 9 Poeticus Actaea is very suitable for borders, containers or mass plantings in well drained soils. Grow in containers near the house to appreciate the aroma of the flowers. Cultivate soils to a depth of 20cms and plant bulbs 10cms deep and 8-10cms apart in soils that are free draining. In heavier soils add grit or well rotted humus matter to help with drainage.
Aspect: Semi shade to full sun.
Soil type: Free draining soils that do not get waterlogged over winter.
Tip: Feed bulbs during the leaf and flower stage to ensure flower growth the following year.
Ideal feeds Tomato food, Fish and Bone meal, Well rotted humus matter.
New season top quality bulbs dispatched from September onwards.