February Gold
Classification:
6 Y-Y[ Cyclamineus ]
Season:
Very Early
Height:
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Hybridizer:
de Graaff Bros., the Netherlands
Registered:
Yes, before 1923
Awards:
This plant earned the Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for garden decoration or use (whether for open garden or under glass). The award is only given following a period of assessment. Assessment can take place in one or more of the following ways: 1) Trials at one of the Society’s Gardens or at some other venue; 2) Visits to specialist collections; 3) Round-table discussions drawing on the collective expertise and experience of Committee members, with the opportunity to call on further specialists when necessary.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993.
AGM
1993; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for cultivation in pots, Pans or bowls

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1977.
*AM(p)
1977; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1974.
*FCC(g)
1974; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1973.
*AM(g)
1973; This plant earned the Early Forcing Award (EFA).

Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1943.
EFA Haarlem
1943; This plant earned the Early Forcing Award (EFA).

Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1928.
EFA Haarlem
1928;
Special Classes:
ADS Historics
Chromosomes:
21
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
4 times as seed, 3 times as pollen
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Comments:

Fl. 75 mm wide; perianth segments ovate, brilliant greenish yellow, with slight white mucro, reflexed, with margins wavy and incurved, overlapping at base only; the inner segments twisted; corona cylindrical, ribbed, vivid yellow, paling slightly to base, mouth 6-lobed and a little expanded, rim deeply and regularly notched and dentate.

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February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Historic Image #27,230 : P. de Jager and Sons, the Netherlands</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Historic Image: P. de Jager and Sons, the Netherlands
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Historic Image #20,507 : Oregon Bulb Farms, Oregon, USA</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Historic Image: Oregon Bulb Farms, Oregon, USA
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #21,821 : Ben Blake, California, United States</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #21,823 : Ben Blake, California, United States</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #21,772 : Ben Blake, California, United States</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #20,750 : Quality Daffodils, England, UK</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Quality Daffodils, England, UK
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #6,440 : Mary Durtschi, Utah, United States</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Mary Durtschi, Utah, USA
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #35,890 : Fentongollan Farms, England, UK</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Fentongollan Farms, England, UK
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #30,065 Apr 07, 2008: Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs, Connecticut, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  NIKON D200, Original Size 906 x 609, Exposure 1/250 sec, Aperture f/8.0, ISO 200, Focal length 40.0 mm, Exposure Manual, Exposure Mode: Program</span><br>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs, Connecticut, USA
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #21,169 : Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #9,650 May 27, 2003: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  PENTAX Optio 33L, Original Size 778 x 657, Exposure 1/60 sec, Aperture f/5.5, Flash used, Focal length 7.8 mm</span><br>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #32,087 : John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #15,247 Apr 10, 2008: Sofia Scheutz, Stockholm, Sweden</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 300D DIGITAL, Original Size 778 x 741, Exposure 1/400 sec, Aperture f/10.0, ISO 400, Focal length 55.0 mm</span><br>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Sofia Scheutz, Stockholm, Sweden
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #8,829 : Ian Scroggy, Northern Ireland, UK</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Ian Scroggy, Northern Ireland, UK
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #18,392 : Henry Shejbal, Roma, Italy</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Henry Shejbal, Roma, Italy
February Gold,  6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #19,919 : Tom Stettner, Ohio, United States</span>February Gold, 6 Y-Y, de Graaff Bros., 1923, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA