Narcissus Triandrus

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Flower colour: white and yellow

Flowering period: March – April

Average plant height: 25 – 30 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 5 cm

Type of bulb: bulb

These narcissi, sometimes called ‘Angels’ tears’ grow in the wild in Spain and Portugal. They usually have 2 to 6 flowers to a stem. Their distinguishing feature is that the perianth petals flare back and away from the cup so that the cup is more conspicuous. The flowers are always angled downward.

These low-growing little narcissi have a definite preference for somewhat damp habitats. They are also frequently used in rock gardens.

Most significant cultivars

  • ‘Hawera’: golden yellow
  • ‘Ice Wings’: white-white
  • ‘Thalia’: pure white