There are thirteen descriptive divisions of daffodils. Miniatures have the same descriptive divisions as standards, only with smaller blooms, usually less than 1 1/2 inch in diameter (see photo at the bottom of this page).
The cup is as long or longer than the petals. There is one bloom per stem.
Division 2 - Large-Cupped Daffodils
The cup length measures more than 1/3 of, but less than equal to,
Division 3 - Small-Cupped Daffodils
The cup length measures not more than 1/3 of the length of the petals.
Division 4 - Double Daffodils
Daffodils have a clustered cup and petals.
Division 5 - Triandrus Daffodils
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Daffodils have blooms that hang like bells.
Division 6 - Cyclamineus Daffodils
Daffodils have a wind-swept appearance. There is one bloom per stem.
Division 7 - Jonquilla Daffodils
Daffodils have small flowers with flat petals. There are usually one to three blooms on a stem. They are very fragrant. The foliage is narrow, reed-like.
Division 8 - Tazetta Daffodils
Daffodils have clusters of florets (usually more than three) on a stem.
Division 9 - Poeticus Daffodils
Daffodils have extremely white petals and are noted for this quality. The cup is a small, crinkled disc. Cups most often have a green center, surrounded by yellow, with a red rim. There is usually one fragrant bloom per stem.
Division 10 - Bulbocodium Hybrids
Division 10 consists of daffodils in the "hoop petticoat" form pictured above.
Division 11 - Split-Cupped Daffodils
Daffodils have cups split at usually more than half its length.
Division 12 - Miscellaneous Daffodils
Division 13 - Species, Wild Variants, and Wild Hybrids
Miniatures have the same descriptive divisions as standards,