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Narcissus 'Gay Kybo' (Daffodil 'Gay Kybo')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Narcissus 'Gay Kybo'

Other names

Daffodil 'Gay Kybo'

Genus

Narcissus Narcissus

Variety or Cultivar

'Gay Kybo' _ 'Gay Kybo' has strap-shaped leaves and double, creamy-white flowers with shorter, orange inner segments.


Narcissus 'Gay Kybo' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort. Can also be a skin irritant.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow, Orange, Pale-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Narcissus bulb fly , Slugs Narcissus bulb fly , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Deadhead as flowers fade and allow the leaves to die down naturally.


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Where to grow

Narcissus 'Gay Kybo' (Daffodil 'Gay Kybo') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wildflower, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant two times its own depth in autumn. Prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil that is moist during the growing season.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Narcissus 'Gay Kybo'

Other names

Daffodil 'Gay Kybo'

Genus

Narcissus Narcissus

Variety or Cultivar

'Gay Kybo' _ 'Gay Kybo' has strap-shaped leaves and double, creamy-white flowers with shorter, orange inner segments.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort. Can also be a skin irritant.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow, Orange, Pale-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Narcissus bulb fly , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Deadhead as flowers fade and allow the leaves to die down naturally.


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Narcissus 'Gay Kybo' (Daffodil 'Gay Kybo') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wildflower, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant two times its own depth in autumn. Prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil that is moist during the growing season.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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