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Head-to-head Daffodil - Narcissus x cyclazetta

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Species Description

Narcissus tazetta x N. cyclamineus = N. x cyclazetta

Stace 4:

Narcissus tazetta Chater & Stace (N. tazetta x N. cyclamineus) - Head-to-head Daffodil.

Leaves more or less flat, 4-10mm wide, flowers 1-2(4); hypanthial tube 10-13mm; tepals 12-20mm, mid to deep yellow, patent or reflexed back ≤150°; corona 11-17mm, deep yellow to yellow-orange; (2n=17, 24). Neophyte-survivor; widespread in South & Central Britain; garden origin. The much planted N. 'Tête à Tête' belongs here; Divisions 6 and 8.


  • Tepals reflexed back much less than 180°, often about 120-135°; most pollen sterile
  • Tepals ≤20mm, mid to deep yellow
  • Tepals and corona ≤25mm
  • Flowers 1-2(4); corona 11-17mm; tepals 12-20mm

Useful Links:

Flora of East Anglia An Identification Guide

Botanising in Huntingdonshire, Yorkshire and Beyond