Narcissus are excellent for growing indoors in containers. Narcissus paperwhites are the most well known of indoor forcing narcissus. These flower bulbs will grow in soil or water with rocks or decorative stones. Expect delightfully fragrant blooms indoors during the dreary winter months.
About this Variety
Our table top paperwhite kit with a round rattan basket comes with everything you need to grow these exotics: six paperwhite bulbs, a 6" standard plastic nursery pot, a 6.5" brown real rattan basket, planting medium and growing instructions. Bulbs are essentially storage mechanisms and contain everything needed to grow and produce flowers.
- Force indoors
- Grow with or without soil
- Delightful fragrance
- Excellent for cut flowers
- Great for gift giving
Indoors in Winter; 4-6 weeks after planting
Grows 16-24" tall
Spaced evenly in container; 1-2" apart, 1-2" deep with top 'point' of bulb exposed above soil line.
Indoor forcing; Grow outdoors as Perennial in zones 8-11.
To grow indoors: Expand the soil block included with the kit following the included directions. Fill approximately half the pot with the planting medium. Place the bulbs on top of the soil, filling in with soil around the bulbs to maintain its upright position. The top third of the bulb should be left exposed above the soil level, leaving room in the pot for watering. Place container in a warm location (70-75ºF) where the bulbs will receive indirect light.
Paperwhite narcissus bulbs can be kept for months and should be planted approximately 6 weeks before desired bloom time. Store bulbs before planting at 65ºF or cooler. Paperwhites grow equally well in soil or without soil in a container with pebbles and water.