Poeticus Narcissus, aka “The Pheasant’s Eye Narcissus”
(20 bulbs, various sizes)
Authentic heirloom bulbs divided at the Edith Farnsworth House. Planted ca.1980, these bulbs are of English origin, imported by Lord Peter Palumbo, second owner of Farnsworth. This is a very old variety, brought to commerce in Britain ca.1700 but first described by Theophrastus in 320 BC.
Very Fragrant and deer resistant.
Large white blossoms with reflexing white petals and a small yellow cup rimmed in red with a green eye. Late-season (late April-May), 14” high, Zones 3-7.
Plant in fall (October), 6-8” deep and 6” apart.
Packaged for 2022 planting, $20 value