Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'
Narcissus 'Julia Jane'

Narcissus 'Julia Jane'

"Petticoat daffodil"

Narcissus 'Julia Jane'

10 bulbs — £7.90

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in September 2024

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in October 2023

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
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Description

As the papery, primrose yellow cups of Narcissus 'Julia Jane' raise their faces to the sun, you can be sure that spring is just around the corner. This vivacious variety has foliage that is slender, dark green and needle-like, to even better accentuate those charming, cartoonishly oversized trumpets.

Perfect for pots, we think it would pair beautifully with the deep purple of crocuses, Chionodoxa and/or Iris reticula, for delicate late winter charm. Narcissus 'Julia Jane' is a type of Narcissus romieuxii, native to the Atlas mountains of North Africa, so would do fantastically well in alpine displays or wildflower meadows.

When your Narcissus romieuxii 'Julia Jane' bulbs arrive expect them to be significantly smaller than the more common-or-garden Narcissus varieties, but as they always say, good things come in small packages and we’re certain you won’t be disappointed with the delicate creamy yellow beauty of this unusual variety, also aptly called the petticoat daffodil!

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Naturalising

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Great for shade

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Narcissus romieuxii 'Julia Jane'

  • Flower colour

    Cream, yellow

  • Bulb size

    8/10

  • Established height

    10-20cm

  • Established spread

    5-10cm

  • Plant spacing

    75 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial
    Naturalising

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade
    Dappled shade

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Meadows
    Gravel gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Rockery
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Narcissus 'Julia Jane' bulbs from mid to late autumn

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade

    • Plant your "Petticoat daffodil" bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart

    • Place the Narcissus 'Julia Jane' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read all Narcissus planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

60 seconds: Daffodils

Plant Narcissus bulbs at a depth of roughly three times the height of the bulb. Always ensure that the pointed end faces upwards towards the soil surface. In borders or grass, daffodil bulbs should be planted at a distance of roughly twice their width apart.

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