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Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Narcissus 'C.J. Backhouse' syn. Narcissus 'Incomparabilis Leedsii C.J. Backhouse'

 

Daffodil 'C.J. Backhouse' (Large-cupped)

'C.J. Backhouse' is a historic cultivar of Narcissus that was bred by William Backhouse, and named after his son Charles James Backhouse. It is part of the Large Cupped group of daffodils, and has a single flower per stem. The outer petals are yellow in colour, and it has a rich orange-red cup which is irregularly frilled.

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plant Features
  • Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
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plant information

Common name

Daffodil 'C.J. Backhouse' (Large-cupped)

Latin name

Narcissus 'C.J. Backhouse' syn. Narcissus 'Incomparabilis Leedsii C.J. Backhouse'

type

Bulb

family

Amaryllidaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Daffodil C.J. Backhouse (Large-cupped) is 0.50meters x 0.40meters 0.50 M 0.40 M

Narcissus 'C.J. Backhouse' syn. Narcissus 'Incomparabilis Leedsii C.J. Backhouse'

'C.J. Backhouse' is a historic cultivar of Narcissus that was bred by William Backhouse, and named after his son Charles James Backhouse. It is part of the Large Cupped group of daffodils, and has a single flower per stem. The outer petals are yellow in colour, and it has a rich orange-red cup which is irregularly frilled.


Planting Outdoors

From Early Autumn TO Mid Autumn

Plant out bulbs in early autumn. They should have 3 or 4 inches of soil above the top of them.

 

Flowering Season

From Late Winter TO Early Spring

Almost all varieties flower in late winter or early spring. Each bulb produces one or more flower stems, each with one or more blooms.

 
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