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Yellow Daffodil

Narcissus pseudonarcissus

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  • Pet Hazard:Toxic To Touch

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Bring the warmth of spring into your home with our radiant Yellow Daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus)! This gorgeous bloomer will brighten your day as it bursts into full bloom, greeting you with its vibrant yellow petals and playful trumpet-shaped blooms. Standing sturdy stems, this potted beauty reaches a height of 1-2 feet, making it a delightful addition to any indoor or outdoor space. 

* These may ship with blooms still in bud so they can arrive to you fresh and ready to put on a fantastic show! Give your new bulb a few days once it arrives to fully bloom. 

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Yellow Daffodil Care Guide & Presentation

Yellow Daffodil

Yellow Daffodil: Overview

The Yellow Daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus) is one of the most popular spring flowers in the world. Ideal for hardiness zones 3-8, this robust early spring bloomer has bright yellow trumpet-shaped flowers and upright green leaves.

This spring-blooming plant was introduced to the US early in the 18th century. The Yellow Daffodil belongs to the Amaryllidaceae family, which includes other popular spring flowers, like the Amaryllis and the Snowdrop. Daffodil bulbs can be grown indoors and outdoors. The lifespan of a single bulb is around 4-5 years. If planted in the garden, daffodils grow in clumps, gradually multiplying and forming attractive groups. They can grow in the same spot for many decades, sometimes even centuries.

Daffodils are a great choice for sunny gardens. They are sun-loving and easy-care plants. However, like many spring bulbs, they are mildly toxic to pets if ingested. 

In the language of flowers, the Yellow Daffodil meaning is often associated with rebirth and new beginnings, as it heralds the end of winter. The Yellow Daffodil flower also symbolizes joy and hope.

Narcissus Pseudonarcissus: Other Names

  • Trumpet Daffodil
  • Narcissus
  • Lent Lily

Narcissus Plant: Care Guide

Daffodils bulbs are easy to grow, making these sunny spring flowers a great plant for beginning gardeners. Here are some Narcissus plant care tips to help you grow these amazing plants indoors, in the garden, or as a gorgeous porch plant:

Watering and Humidity

Water once or twice a week to ensure the bulbs aren’t waterlogged, which can lead to rotting. Outside, daffodils appreciate moist but not soggy soil. They grow best in low humidity, as high humidity can lead to fungal disease in these plants.

Light and Temperature

One of the most important aspects of daffodil care is finding the right spot for your plants. They need 6 to 8 hours of bright sunshine but should stay out of the hot afternoon sun. A location with full sun in the morning and partial shade in the afternoons is ideal for daffodils. When planted in the ground, your daffodils should receive a good amount of sun in the winter to promote blooming in spring. Narcissus Pseudonarcissus is winter hardy, growing in hardiness zones 3-8. It prefers temperatures from 60°F to 70°F during blooming.

Soil, Repotting, and Fertilizing

After buying a Yellow Daffodil, you don’t need to repot it if it is grown as a patio or indoor plant. However, you can plant your bulbs in the garden, for them to multiply and bloom again each spring. Use a well-draining and slightly acidic soil with a pH of 5.5-6.5. If the soil in your garden contains clay, add some compost to improve consistency. Fertilize your daffodils every spring.


Once your daffodils are fully established in 2-3 years, you can propagate them by digging up the bulbs. Divide the smaller, new bulbs from the clump, and plant them in a sunny spot to form a new clump. Water them thoroughly after planting. 

Pruning, Cleaning, and Common Issues

Once the daffodils have finished blooming, prune off any wilted blooms. You can also cut off the leaves to the base of the plant once the leaves start looking brown and messy late in spring or early summer. Yellow Daffodils are generally very resistant to pests and diseases. Avoid growing them in locations with high humidity or soggy soil to prevent fungal diseases and root rot. A common problem is a failure to bloom due to poor light or feeding your plants with nitrogen-rich fertilizer.

Yellow Daffodil: Placement, Companion & Alternative Plants

The radiant Yellow Daffodils create a springtime mood, no matter whether you use them in indoor or outdoor flower displays.

Best Locations & Uses

  • Beautiful spring highlight plant for your porch
  • Ideal for beginner indoor gardeners
  • A great flowering plant that brings color indoors
  • Early bloomer that can withstand cooler temperatures outdoors
  • Perfect gift plant for plant lovers with no pets

Companion Plants

The Yellow Narcissus is a cheerful spring bloomer, which looks great grouped with other small plants. Here are some choices to consider:

  • English Ivy Plant (Hedera helix): For classic Old-World charm, combine your sunny Yellow Daffodil with a charming English Ivy Plant, which is easy to care for and an excellent air purifier.
  • Ranunculus Pink Bicolor (Ranunculus asiaticus "Charlotte"): If you want to create an early spring flower garden, try combining your Daffodil with the early-blooming, beautifully colored Ranunculus Pink Bicolor for a stunning floral display.
  • Syngonium White Butterfly (Syngonium podophyllum): The sunlight-loving, low-maintenance Syngonium White Butterfly will set off your Yellow Daffodil’s bright flowers with its beautiful light green to white variegated foliage.

Alternative Plants

Plant owners may worry about their pets ingesting the toxic daffodils, so consider several flowering pet-friendly plants as alternatives:

  • Tropical Delight Guzmania Bromeliad (Guzmania bromeliad): The bright blooms of the Tropical Delight Guzmania Bromeliad come in combinations of yellow, red, pink, and orange and can last for 3-6 months.
  • Miraflore Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis spp.): Elegant and pet-safe, the lovely Miraflore Moth Orchid combines cheerful butter yellow with mysterious pink-purple in its long-lasting, rounded petals.
  • Lemon Yellow Miniature Roses (Rosa chinensis minima): The charming, pet-friendly Lemon Yellow Miniature Roses are guaranteed to bring joy to any living space.

Bring Spring Into Your Home With a Yellow Daffodil From LivelyRoot 

Brighten your home with some radiant Yellow Daffodil flowers that will lift your mood every spring!

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    These arrived this morning with buds on the stems and heavy stems. I have watered and put them outside to heal. As their stems gain strength , I expect beauty will flourish. I cannot wait for them to settle into my garden. A lovely perennial addition for this spring/summer.

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