Daffodils are spring-flowering perennial bulbous plants and they are part of the Amaryllidaceae family. Their flowers are shaped like tubular trumpets with double corolla. The six outer petals, divided and arranged in a radial pattern, are of variegated colors. All the varieties of this plant, then, have a wonderful scent.
The best time to plant narcissus bulbs is from October to December, before the frosts arrive.
The bulb must be buried with the head facing upwards at a depth of about 7-8 cm. The distance between one bulb and another must be at least 25 cm.
If grown in pots, however, they can be clustered close together. In this way, a lush and beautiful plant can be obtained.
The narcissus loves sunny or semi-shaded places sheltered from the wind. It does not fear the cold and the cold temperatures of winter even if the bulbs are left at home.
It adapts to all types of soil while preferring soft ones, rich in organic matter and well drained. The ideal substrate is a mixture of garden soil mixed with mountain loam.
Generally narcissus plants are satisfied with rainwater but periodically during the vegetative restart and only in drought periods it is advisable to keep the soil moist but not soggy. In summer or when the leaves are completely dry, irrigation must be suspended completely as the bulbs enter vegetative rest.