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Narcissus tazetta /Narcissus

Narcissus tazetta  / Narcissus tazetta
Paper white narcissi planted in pots at Emy Lou Biedenharn garden in Monroe, LA
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Paper white narcissi planted in pots at Emy Lou Biedenharn garden in Monroe, LA

Close-up image of stems with multiple florets per stem

Paper white narcissi do well in pots. Here 50 bulbs are placed in each pot to acquire this effect

A large well established clump that repeats flowering year after year and bulbs multiply to produce larger masses

This bulb repeats year after year if planted in well drained soil

A close-up image of a clump of narcissi

Close-up of sweet smelling flowers

A tub planting

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Scientific Name: Narcissus tazetta
Common Name: Narcissus
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Early spring flowering variety, often blooming in early February in the deep south. It is one of the most dependable varieties for repeat bloom in zones 8 and 9. Delightful fragrance.