Narcissus poeticus / daffodil

Narcissus poeticus L. Amaryllidaceae

Active substance extract, absolute
CAS number  90064-26-9
Plant part flowers, bulbs
China list yes
Conditions fresh or dried and crushed
Country of origin the Netherlands


Holland Biodiversity is the supplier of Narcissus bulbs and flowers, a lovely fragrance!

Narcissus poeticus (syn. daffodil poeticus) commonly known as Poet’s Daffodil or Pheasant’s Eye, is a charming flowering plant belonging to the Amaryllidaceae family. It is cultivated in the Netherlands for its essential oil, narcissus oil, one of the most popular fragrances used in perfumes. Narcissus oil is used as a principal ingredient in 11% of modern quality perfumes as a floral concrete or absolute.

Our company specializes in cultivating and supplying premium fresh or dried plant materials (bulbs, tubers, flowers, aerial parts, etc.), perfect for producing high-quality extracts or for your own cultivation.

Cosmetic usages of narcis:

  • Fragrance: The sweet and captivating fragrance of Narcissus poeticus makes it a desirable ingredient in perfumes, colognes, and other scented cosmetics.
  • Essential Oil: Extracts from Narcissus poeticus flowers can be used to produce essential oils, which are incorporated into skincare products such as lotions, creams, and serums.
  • Aromatherapy: The aroma of Narcissus poeticus is often used in aromatherapy for its uplifting and rejuvenating properties, adding to the sensory experience of cosmetic products.

Fragrances of narcis:

  • Perfumery: Narcissus poeticus is highly valued in the fragrance industry for its exquisite scent. The flowers contain aromatic compounds that are extracted and used as key notes in perfumes, particularly in floral and springtime fragrances.
  • Absolute and Extracts: Various parts of the plant, including the flowers and bulbs, are utilized to create absolutes and extracts, which serve as essential ingredients in perfumery formulations.
  • Blending: The fragrance of Narcissus poeticus blends well with other floral notes, as well as with citrus, woody, and spicy accords, allowing perfumers to create complex and harmonious scent compositions.

Narcissus poeticus plays a significant role in the cosmetics and fragrance industries, contributing its delightful aroma and visual appeal to a wide range of products. Whether it’s enhancing the sensory experience of skincare formulations or lending its enchanting fragrance to perfumes, this charming flower continues to be valued for its versatility and beauty.

Many other varieties of daffodils (narcissus) are also available, for example pseudo-narcissus and jonquille and their cultivars.

Applications of narcis:

Delivery conditions of narcis:

  • fresh flowers
  • fresh bulbs

Blossoming Aromas: Crafting Bespoke Fragrances from Our Diverse Daffodil Collection

In the Netherlands, we pride ourselves on cultivating a diverse range of daffodil varieties, each boasting a unique fragrance and distinctive compounds. Our extensive collection features hundreds of meticulously nurtured types, providing a rich palette of scents and botanical elements.

At our facility, we specialize in fostering the growth and development of these vibrant flowers. Whether you seek daffodils with specific aromas, explore novel fragrances, or aim to harness unique chemical constituents, our platform offers a comprehensive solution for your botanical pursuits.

Explore the world of fragrance with us, where the rich tapestry of daffodil varieties (and many more species) becomes a source of inspiration for crafting distinctive and captivating scents. Your quest for new olfactory experiences begins here, where the essence of nature meets the artistry of fragrance development.

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Additional information



Active substance

absolute, extract

CAS number


Plant part

bulbs, flowers

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands