Narcissus Thalia Bulb
Delivery: From end August
A snow white daffodil with 2-3 flowers per stem. Narcissus Triandrus Thalia is a simply beautiful dwarf trumpet daffodil full of elegance and charm. They are a wonderfully versatile and classic narcissus. A stunning combination is to plant them amongst purple tulip bulbs or hyacinth bulbs. Organically grown.
Heirloom Narcissus classified 1916
|Delivery||From end August|
|Garden Position||Sun, Partial shade|
|Height (Mature plant)||30 cm|
|Month of Blooming||April (Early), April (Late)|
|Planting Time||Autumn, Winter|
|Planting density (per m2)||75-100|
|Planting position||Front, Middle|
|Size||10 - 12cm Bulb|
|Special Features||Animal Resistant, Fragrant, Naturalising, Heirloom|
|Suitable for Pots||Yes|
|Type of Soil||Acid, Neutral|
Narcissus Triandrus Thalia is an heirloom narcissus dating from pre 1916. Thalia has a timeless quality with lovely reflexed petals. Naturalises readily.
Narcissus Thalia is a captivating beauty to the tips of each petal. A stunning daffodil variety that will add a touch of elegance and charm to your garden or landscape project. With its delicate white petals and a prominent trumpet, Thalia is a true embodiment of grace and beauty. This exceptional daffodil cultivar belongs to the Triandrus family. Each stem produces around 3 flowers, further increasing the impact it will have in your garden beds. They also grow well in pots.
Thalia stands tall and proud, reaching an average height of 16-18 inches (40-45 cm), making it a perfect choice for borders, rock gardens, or as a striking centerpiece in your flower beds.
Planting and Growing Narcissus Bulbs:
Plant the bulbs in the early autumn months, preferably in September or October, before the ground freezes. This gives the bulbs ample time to establish strong roots before the winter sets in.
Choose a location that receives full or partial sunlight (at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day) and has well-draining soil. Narcissus Thalia thrives in moist but not waterlogged conditions.
Prepare the soil by loosening it with a garden fork or tiller. Remove any weeds, rocks, or debris that may obstruct the bulb's growth. Consider adding organic matter like compost or well-rotted manure to enhance soil fertility.
Dig holes that are approximately 6-8 inches (15-20 cm) deep. Place the bulbs pointed end up, with a spacing of about 4-6 inches (10-15 cm) between each bulb. Ensure the bulbs are snugly nestled in the soil.
After planting, water the bulbs thoroughly to settle the soil and provide them with moisture. Thereafter, water moderately, keeping the soil moist but not overly saturated.
Once the foliage emerges, ensure the plants receive regular watering, especially during dry spells. Deadhead the spent flowers to encourage the bulb's energy to focus on growth rather than seed production. Allow the foliage to yellow and wither naturally before trimming it off.
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