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Springtime Planting

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Large-cupped Daffodil (11 of 14)

Plant in moist, but-well drained soil; fertilize in spring
Plant in full sun to light shade
Prune back foliage when yellow in fall; divide in fall or spring
Avoid excessive winter moisture
Height: 16-18 inches; Width: 8-12 inches, clump forming
Hardy in USDA zones 4-8:
Zone 4: Plant dormant bulbs in fall at least 3-5 inches deep; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant dormant bulbs in fall at least 3-5 inches deep; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant dormant bulbs in fall at least 3-5 inches deep; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring.
Zone 7: Plant dormant bulbs in fall at least 3-5 inches deep; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring.
Zone 8: Plant dormant bulbs in fall at least 3-5 inches deep; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring.

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