Primeur Trumpet Daffodil Bulbs
DetailsMid-spring blooming. This deep yellow trumpet daffodil is one of the latest blooming daffodils, (mid-spring) and highly recommended for areas with hard, late frosts. It is a heavy bloomer that multiplies vigorously. 18" tall. Javelina resistant
|Common Name||Primeur Trumpet Daffodil Bulbs|
|Botanical Name||Narcissus Primeur|
|Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Ships As||Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade|
|Mature Height||18" tall|
|Bulb Size||14/16 cm|
|Bulb Spacing||6 bulbs per sq. ft.|
|Planting Depth||Plant 6-8" deep|
|Bloom Time||Mid spring|
|Plant Type - Bulb||Perennial|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage|
|Ideal Region||Suitable Above 7000 ft, Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Tips on Growing Fall Planted Flower Bulbs
When you receive your spring bulbs (tulips, daffodils, etc.) keep them in a dry, dark, cool place until ready to plant. They need air circulation so they will not collect moisture and rot. Planting times can vary from early October in the North to mid-to-late November in the southern regions. A good rule of thumb is to plant them about 6 weeks before the ground is frozen or after the first hard freeze. For more information and a planting depth illustration, see pages 14-16 of our Planting Guide.
Soil Preparation for Bulbs
A compost enriched, well-drained soil is best. Incorporate a good quality organic compost as needed. Yum Yum Mix® is recommended as an excellent source of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium needed for strong plants and healthy roots. Mix a small amount into the bottom of the hole before planting your bulbs.
Many bulbs prefer full sun exposure. However, Muscaria, Allium, Galanthus, Hyacinthoides, Scilla and many Daffodils will tolerate partial shade and bloom well. Pink daffodils will hold their color longer if planted in dappled shade or morning sun/afternoon shade.
After planting, add a top dressing of compost or other organic material and water in thoroughly. If your winter is dry, water every three to four weeks throughout the winter and add more mulch if necessary.
Protect your Bulbs
Apply Chase Mole and Gopher Repellent to the surface of the ground to protect bulbs from these burrowing mammals. As bulbs sprout, use our Deer Off Repellent to prevent deer and rabbits from browsing your spring blooms.
After your Bulbs have Bloomed
Once your bulbs have bloomed, allow the bulb foliage to brown and fade naturally, since the leaves are feeding the bulb in the ground. Removal of foliage weakens the bulb and leads to fewer blooms the following year. Planting your bulbs amongst your perennials is one way to conceal the dying bulb foliage. The perennials begin to grow and fill out as the bulb foliage dies back. The perennials will then provide foliage and color in the garden from late spring through the summer and into fall. Regular fertilization with balanced organic or natural fertilizer and a re-application of mulch each fall will insure more and more beautiful spring bulb blooms for many years!
View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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Comments about High Country Gardens Trumpet Daffodil Bulbs Primeur:
I planted the Trumpet Daffodils last November. The weather here has been extremely cold with a lot of snow. About 3 weeks ago all the varieties of daffodils started inching up showing off their greenery. The daffodils are planted along a beautiful rock wall, extending on down a hill. The Trumpets are closest to the wall because they are the tallest. They really catch ones eye. They have been the first to show their beautiful flowers. We couldn't be more happy with them.
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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