- USDA hardiness zones:
Cyclamineus daffodil (Division VI). A cyclamineus daffodil usually has a long trumpet and extremely reflexed petals. The petals are somewhat reminiscent of cyclamens. ëLittle Princess rises 10-12î tall in spring. It blooms in late season (mid- to late April in St. Louis). Flowers have reflexed greenish-white petals and a yellowish-pink trumpet.
- Full sun to part shade
Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best in organically rich, sandy loams that drain well. Plant bulbs 4-6\ deep and 4-8î apart in fall. After the flowers have bloomed, the top portion of each flower stem may be removed, as practicable, to prevent seed formation, but foliage should not be cut back until it begins to yellow. Flowers usually face the sun, so bulbs should be grown with any shade areas at the rear of the planting. Bulbs can be left undisturbed for a number of years. If bloom quality and quantity decline over time, clumps may be divided by digging just after the foliage dies."
Size and growth:
- 0.75 to 1.0 foot
- 0.5 to 0.75 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- Greenish-white with yellowish-pink trumpet
Showy flowers, White, Pink, and Green
Best in beds, borders, wild gardens, open woodland areas, in front of shrubs or massed under trees. Best planted in quantity, i.e., from smaller groupings of at least 6 bulbs to large sweeping drifts. Mixes well with other spring-flowering bulbs.
No serious insect or disease problems. Bulb rot may occur in poorly-drained soils.