Narcissus poeticus

Narcissus poeticus

  • Narcissus poeticus
  • Narcissus poeticus
  • Flower name
    Narcissus poeticus
  • Scientific name
    Narcissus poeticus
  • Alias口紅水仙, Narcissus poeticus, Poet's daffodil
  • Place of originsouthern Europe and the Mediterranean
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, November, December

What is Narcissus poeticus

Narcissus poeticus, poet's daffodil or poet's narcissus (Scientific name: Narcissus poeticus) is one of the cold-resistant {{daffodil}} (scientific name: Narcissus) bulbs of the genus Narcissus, which is native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean. The flowers have pure white tepals and a short, pale yellow corona with a red upper end. The flowers have a strong fragrance and are used as an essential oil in perfumes. They are not edible because their toxicity is even higher than other daffodils.

Common name: Narcissus poeticus, Scientific name: Narcissus poeticus, also known as Poet's daffodil, Place of origin: Southern Europe to Mediterranean coast, Life style: cold-hardy bulb, Flower color: yellow, white, orange, pink. Flowering season: November to March, flower diameter: 4 to 5 cm, sub-crown diameter: 1.5 cm.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Amaryllidaceae
  • Genus
    Narcissus
  • Species
    N. Narcissus poeticus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold-resistant daffodil bulbs
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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