Rock Garden Daffodil Mix

The Rock Garden Daffodil Mix is an easy way bring spring cheer to a rock garden, pathway, or any area where these wildflower daffodils can shine. From ruffled to frilly, golds to whites, we've got you covered. Wildflower daffodils are easy-care and will return year after year as they spread through the garden. Short and sweet, most are 6-14" tall. (Narcissus)
Zones2 - 10
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Good For Containers
Great For Mass Plantings
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Plant Size6-14" tall
Bulb Spacing6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeMid spring
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SizeBag of 8
SKUHC017683

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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6-14" tall x 4" wide. With hues of yellows, golds, oranges, and whites, Rock Garden Daffodil Mix brings a bright and playful palette to the mid-spring garden. Each bag of bulbs will feature a varied mix of colors and flower forms. Wildflower daffodils are lightly fragrant, and are perfect additions to a border, rock garden, nook, or open area where they will naturalize, spreading and returning year after year. Plant wildflower daffodils in well-drained soil in a sunny to partial shade location. Let the foliage die back naturally after blooming so that the bulbs can be recharged. Foliage may be removed once the leaves have yellowed. Once established, daffodils are drought-tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant, hardy additions to a perennial garden or container planting. 

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SKUHC017683
Common Name
Rock Garden Daffodil Mix
Botanical Name
Narcissus Rock Garden Mix
Zones
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color
Yellow, White, Mixed
Mature Height
6-14" tall
Bulb Spacing
6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Flower Bulb Size
12-14 cm
Planting Depth
6" deep
Bloom Time
Mid spring
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Containers, Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Amount Of Rain
20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise, Dry, Average, Well Draining
Item Package Size
Bag of 8
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Time
Fall
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Hot Desert, Pacific Northwest, Coastal California, Suitable Above 7000 ft
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

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 13-15 of our Planting Guide.

Soil Preparation for Bulbs: Plant tulips in well-drained soil to ensure proper root formation. 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, including Tulips. Exposure to full sun will bring out the rich colors that tulips offer, but some shade will enable a longer blooming period and still offer a colorful addition to your yard or garden. Other bulbs such as Grape Hyacinth (Muscari), Allium, Snowdrops (Galanthus), Hyacinth, Scilla and many Daffodils will tolerate partial shade and bloom well, so long as they receive at least six hours of sunlight each day. 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: One planting of Yellow Crown Imperial per 20 feet of garden bed will deter foraging mice, voles and moles. To deter chipmunks and squirrels from snacking on Tulip bulbs, place a grid of chicken wire above the bulbs as you plant to protect them. 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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