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Jack Snipe Daffodil

Narcissus 'Jack Snipe'

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Jack Snipe Daffodil (Narcissus 'Jack Snipe') at GardenWorks

Jack Snipe Daffodil flowers

Jack Snipe Daffodil flowers

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Plant Height:  12 inches

Flower Height:  18 inches

Spacing:  4 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Ornamental Features

Jack Snipe Daffodil has masses of beautiful lightly-scented white trumpet-shaped flowers with yellow throats and yellow centers at the ends of the stems in early spring, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its grassy leaves remain dark green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Jack Snipe Daffodil is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Jack Snipe Daffodil is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Jack Snipe Daffodil will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity extending to 18 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 8 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 4 inches apart. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As this plant tends to go dormant in summer, it is best interplanted with late-season bloomers to hide the dying foliage.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by multiplication of the underground bulbs; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Garden  Naturalizing 
Applications
Flowers 
Ornamental Features


Disclaimer - This Plant Database is an online catalog representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact your favourite GardenWorks location directly for current availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit GardenWorks to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.