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Q.I Have Been Growing Peruvian Daffodils For The Last 3 Years. I Get Lots Of Great Foliage But I Have Never Had A Bloom On Any Of My

Zone Carpentersville, Illinois , Zone 5b | cpenn12 added on October 29, 2021 | Answered

plants. The plants naturalize very well but never bloom. Why??? I have planted them the last 3 years in fertile, well drained soil, but never have any of the bloomed. They were also in a location for full sun exposure.

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Answered on October 29, 2021

It sounds like your soil could be a little too nutritious! Too much nitrogen can cause poor, or lack of, flowering. Make sure to test your soil:






If all is in range, then you may need to grow them in container, so that they do not get disturbed during storage. This may help them take advantage of a longer growing period without change to the root zone, which ultimately, can help with flowering.

Here is an article that will help you with their care:


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