Scientific name - Narcissus poeticus L.
Popular names - daffodils, daffodil, pingstlija, claudinette, narcyz Bialy, Narciso selvatico, dichternarzisse.
Distribution and Habitat - originally from Europe, growing on wet soils to levels of 1600 m.
Description - Bulb ovoid, 3-4 x 1.5-2 cm, brown tunic. 4 basal leaves, limb 20-40 x 0,6-1,2 cm, green glauca; nervatiune parallel. Flower stalk 30-45 cm. Flower solitary, fragrant, perianth 5.7 cm wide; periantului tube 2-3 cm; tepale overlapping, reflection, white, ovat-orbiculare, 1.5-2.5 x 1.5-2 cm, top mucronata; coronula yellow red edge, edges crenulate, cup-shaped, 0.3 x 15 mm, 3 stamens short, pedicel 2-3 cm, shoulder brown, 4-5 cm. 2n = 14, 21.
Requirements - well-drained soil, with exhibitions sunnys or semi-shade. Temperature 15-17 ° C. Fertilizeaza with the NPK is 3:2:3.
Management - raising soil fertilization during vegetation. Bulbs are deplanteaza when leaves are dry, June-July. Bulbs should be stored in places aeriste at temperatures of 9 ° C.
Propagation - with bulbs, planting in September-October, 10 inches deep and 10-15 cm distance between plants. Bulbili are planted in nursery to 6-8 inches deep and 5 cm distance between plants, thrive after 1-3 years. The seeds soon after ripening seed is sown in pots.
Pests and diseases - Fusarium oxysporium, Erwinia aroideae, Eumerus strigatus.
Properties and Uses - allergic reactions caused by allergens in flowers and stems. Ingestion of bulbs can cause nausea, dizziness and diarrhea. Dried flowers are used as sedatives, antispasmotice and antidiareice.
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