Planting narcissus bulbs is not as difficult as you may thing. Even if you're pretty sure you've never seen a narcissus, you probably have seen a narcissus. Narcissus is the name given to the genus of flowering bulbs that are known around the world for their mostly white or yellow flowers, some of which seem to literally trumpet the arrival of spring. There are many species of narcissus, but the most well known one is the daffodil, which is the name given to the flowers with large trumpet-shaped flowers.
The bulbs' roots will have time to really take root in the soil during the cold weather, allowing for healthy, beautiful blooms in the spring. The best places for narcissus bulbs are places like perennial beds, and alongside shrub borders. If you can, plant them in front of plants that provide protection from winds. Narcissus bulbs can grow in different types of soil as long as it has good drainage. If the soil is very tight, break it apart until it's nice and loose. Add a good amount of compost to the soil. You can also add bulb food fertilizer. If you do, use two to four pounds of it per square foot. Mix the soil well.
They should be planted twice as deep as their width in medium to heavy soil. If the soil is sandy, plant the bulb three times its depth. When it comes to spacing, you'll want to plant small bulbs a minimum of three inches apart, and large ones at least five to seven inches apart. Try not to plant them too closely together in order to allow enough growing room. With the pointed sides facing upwards, plant the bulbs in the soil.
Water the plants regularly unless they are dormant, when they should remain dry.