Bulb size: 12-14 cm diameter.
|Latin name:||Narcissus 'Dutch Master'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as bulb or tuber|
|Guarantee:||1 year growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow, Shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||March - April|
|Growing Height:||40 cm|
|Planting distance:||10 cm|
|Planting depth:||10 cm|
As soon as possible after receiving the Narcissus 'Dutch Master' bulbs they can be planted in the garden, a flower pot or in a planter. If not they must be kept in a frost-free area. Bulbs planted in a flower pot are not usually frost resistant. Plant the bulbs in a planting hole that is three times as deep as the height of the bulbs. A bulb of 5 cm should be planted in a 15 cm deep hole. The planting distance of narcissus 'Dutch Master' is about 10 cm. Loosen the soil well and plant the bulbs with the point facing upwards. Refill the planting hole and avoid walking over the soil. Plant the bulbs one by one with a small trowel or with a special bulb planter. For larger groups make a wider hole and plant more bulbs in it. Narcissus 'Dutch Master' will grow best in rich, moist, well-drained soil in a sunny or part shaded area. These narcissi do not tolerate clay soil.
Narcissus 'Dutch Master' in the garden
Narcissus 'Dutch Master' is one of the most outstanding narcissi for the spring garden. The more bulbs you plant the greater the impact of the flowers. Plant the Narcissus 'Dutch Master' in groups of at least 6 bulbs, or divide about 30 or more bulbs evenly in a flower border. Narcissus 'Dutch Master' also look great in a flower pot or planter. Make sure you use fresh potting compost and put a layer of gravel or hydro granules at the bottom of the pot. Plant the narcissi bulbs with the point facing upwards. Protect the bulbs against frost by placing the pot in a frost-free area or cover it with bubble wrap. Water during dry periods.
The Narcissi 'Dutch Master' bulbs can remain in the same spot for years. Deadhead the faded flowers and this will direct the energy back into the bulb. After flowering, leave the foliage to die down naturally and cut back when it has turned yellow. Narcissi 'Dutch Master' will provide you with an abundance of flowers again the following spring.
Narcissus 'Dutch Master is a hit amongst the spring flowers, planted in groups in the garden, under trees and shrubs. The magnificent, large sunny yellow flowers with a diameter of 11 cm are a must for the spring garden. Make sure you plant extra in the cutting garden so that you can pick them for a vase and bring sunshine into the home.