Nir is one of the best paperwhites introduced to date. Its stems are shorter and therefore much less likely to flop than those of Ziva, the standard variety; its flowers are larger and showier; and its sweet fragrance, while strong, is not overpowering.
Allow 5-6 weeks from planting to bloom; for flowers at Christmas, plant by November 10. Bulbs can be started at intervals to provide color and fragrance until after Easter. Each will produce 2-3 sturdy stems crowned with clusters of large, sweetly scented white flowers.