Contains varieties drawn from our entire Jonquil range. One of the first spring bulbs to flower, often from late winter. Jonquils have a strong fragrance, are ideal for pots and as cut flowers. Perform well in warmer climates.
Supplied as dormant bulbs.
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- Frost tolerant once established
- Suitable for areas with full sun
- Suitable for areas with part shade
- Ideal in pots or containers
- Plant 12 cm apart
- Grows to 30-40cm high
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Common Name: JONQUILS
Botanical Name: Narcissus
Family Name: Amaryllidaceae
Plant Type: Bulb
Size: 30-40cm H x 12cm W
Planting Time: Autumn
Planting Width: 15cm Depth: 12cm
Flowering: Late Winter to early Spring
Positioning: Full sun preferred, will tolerate part shade
General Information: Suitable for all climates except tropical. Very hardy, often surviving in old gardens after everything else has perished. Jonquils flower better in warmer climates than Daffodils. They will generally only flower
from round mature bulbs. If you plant them too shallow they are prone to ‘split up’ into side bulbs too readily to reach maturity. Deeper planted bulbs appear to stay healthier, and split less frequently, thus producing more flowers for
Watering: Water bulbs after planting and not again until foliage appear unless experiencing extremely dry conditions. Once buds appears give a good weekly watering. Prefers a well-drained soil.
Fertilising: Fertilise lightly when planting and after flowering use a commercial bulb fertiliser.
Soil: Well drained soil.
Lifting & Storage: After about 3-4 years bulbs should be lifted, cleaned and stored as clumps tend to become congested and will produce poorer quality flowers.
Pests: Bait snails regularly as they like to chew the blooms of jonquils.
Tips: In warmer climates plant up to double the recommended depth.