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Daffodil 'Salome'  


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'Salome' is a Daffodil variety in the Narcissus genus with a scientific name of Narcissus. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Ghost white. When mature, blooms are roughly 9.0 cm (that's 3.51 inches in imperial) in diameter.Salome grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally grows to a mature height of 42.0 cm (1.36 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early spring.

Salome Daffodil is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Salome have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Salome

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

A partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Salome is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in loamy, potting mix and clay soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.1 and 7.8 as Salome likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Salome from seed

Sow 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 3.9 inches (10.0 cm).

Transplanting Salome

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Salome is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Salome

Other Names for Daffodil 'Salome'

Long-cupped Narcissus