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Stems of multiple double white daffodil flowers with a touch of yellow, Daffodil Erlicheer from Colorblends.

Daffodil Erlicheer LS

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Daffodil Erlicheer LS

“LS” is short for Landscape Size. These bulbs are smaller than those of our regular daffodils; they will produce one or two flowers per bulb instead of two or three. The benefit is that the bulbs are less expensive, making them attractive for large plantings. If planted in a sunny, well-drained location, they should catch up with our large bulbs in a year or two.

Erlicheer is a sweetly scented double daffodil that bears 6-12 small white flowers on each stem. The flowers resemble miniature roses or gardenias and are easily as fragrant. Despite its name, Erlicheer is late by daffodil standards, blooming in midseason with the likes of Thalia.

Erlicheer is an heirloom (pre-1934) that hails from New Zealand. It grows very well in the South and on the West Coast but may not survive winter in cold climates. For jumbo-size bulbs, see Erlicheer.
Deer and Rodent Proof

Item # 3864
Height 12—14 inches
Sunlight Full (6+ hours sun per day)
Soil Well drained
Flower Color White with Yellow
Bulb Size 12–14cm
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Bulb size is determined by the circumference around the largest part of the bulb. Colorblends only delivers top size bulbs. Large bulbs produce more or larger flowers than small bulbs.
USDA Zones 7a—8b
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Hardy in USDA zones 7a to 8b in the South or 10b on the West Coast.
Bloom Time Mid
Bloom times are relative within the spring bulb season, which varies from place to place and year to year. They are intended to help you plan a sequence of bloom from Very Early season to Very Late season. About two weeks separate Early from Mid and Mid from Late. The start and duration of bloom is heavily dependent on the weather. Warm temperatures speed up growth and flowering; cold temperatures slow them down.
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Planting Instructions

To get the most from daffodils, follow these 3 basic rules:

  1. Plant them where they will get at least 6 hours of direct sunlight, even after they have finished flowering and the trees have leafed out. Daffodils need lots of sun after they bloom to produce next year’s flowers.
  2. Plant them in soil that drains well. Avoid areas where water stands after a rain storm.
  3. After daffodils flower, wait at least 8 weeks — until the leaves turn yellow — before cutting them. Never tie or braid daffodil foliage. This year’s leaves = next year’s flowers.

If you want to naturalize daffodils (i.e., plant them so that they look as though they have sprung up on their own), we suggest that you set them out in drifts (not in blocks or lines) and that you space the bulbs farther apart than recommended on the bag label (to allow room for the clumps to increase in size). If you want to naturalize daffodils in a grassy area, you must wait to mow until their foliage has turned yellow, which means allowing the grass to grow very tall.

Depth of Planting Hole 4 inches
Spacing 3 inches apart

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