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
One large paperwhite bulb, size 19/+ cm, comes preplanted in a nursery pot with drainage and topped with sheet moss for a festive finish. Included is an iron polished, brass-like decorative premium planter - approximately 4 x 4 x 4" plus stand.
Seven paperwhite bulbs come preplanted in a nursery pot with drainage and topped with sheet moss for a festive finish. Included is an iron polished, brass-like decorative premium planter - approximately 6 x 6 x 6" plus stand.
- 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.
Place container in a warm location where the bulbs will receive indirect light. Keep soil moist. Paperwhite bulbs like room temperatures. Exposure to sunshine will keep stems shorter. As the flower stalks grows towards the light, rotate the pot frequently to prevent toppling. Sit back and enjoy! After the paperwhites have bloomed indoors, add water as needed to maintain the leaves. When all danger of frost has passed and when the ground outdoors is workable, bulbs can be planted outside to naturalize in USDA hardy zones 8-11.
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.