Little Gem
 
Classification:
1 Y-Y[ Trumpet Long-Cupped ]
Season:
Very Early
Height:
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Year of first flowering:
1938
Selected by:
J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands
Registered:
Yes, 1959
Special Classes:
ADS Miniatures, ADS Historics, New Zealand NDS Miniatures, The Daffodil Society Miniatures
Chromosomes:
14
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
8 times as seed, 5 times as pollen
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Comments:

Broadly ovate, with slight white mucro, strongly inflexed, overlapping 1/4 to 1/3; inner segments with margins wavy; corona cylindrical, sometimes constricted near mid-point, slightly ribbed, with darker tone of yellow at rim, mouth flared, 6-lobed, even, with rim notched. Resembles ‘Bagatelle’ and ‘Wee Bee’, also a more floriferous N. nanus.

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Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #20,793 : Quality Daffodils, England, UK</span>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Quality Daffodils, England, UK
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #2,134 : Kirby Fong, California, United States</span>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #23,371 : Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio, United States</span><br><span class="ds_text2" style="font-style: italic">Photo Location: Garden in Milford Ohio</span>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio, USA
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #12,585 Mar 26, 2008: Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS REBEL XT, Original Size 778 x 522, Exposure 1/200 sec, Aperture f/11.0, ISO 200, No flash, Focal length 54.0 mm, Exposure Manual, Exposure Mode: Program</span><br>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio, USA
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #21,728 : Heath Family Archives, Virginia, United States</span>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Heath Family Archives, Virginia, USA
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #3,837 : Phyllis Hess, Ohio, United States</span>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Phyllis Hess, Ohio, USA
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #7,297 : Becky Fox Matthews, USA</span>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, USA
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #33,477 Feb 20, 2017: Bradley McCarson, South Carolina, USA</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties: Apple iPhone 6 Plus, Original Size 1224 x 1632, Exposure 1/1041 sec, Aperture f/2.2, ISO 32, No flash, Focal length 4.2 mm, Exposure Program AE<br/>Photo Location: 17-19 County Rd 862, Greenville, SC 29611, USA</span><br>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Bradley McCarson, South Carolina, USA
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #33,476 Feb 21, 2017: Bradley McCarson, South Carolina, USA</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties: Apple iPhone 6 Plus, Original Size 1224 x 1632, Exposure 1/618 sec, Aperture f/2.2, ISO 32, No flash, Focal length 4.2 mm, Exposure Program AE<br/>Photo Location: Parker, SC, USA</span><br>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Bradley McCarson, South Carolina, USA
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #24,557 Sep 02, 2012: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.   SZ-14, Original Size 810 x 610, Exposure 1/125 sec, Aperture f/4.6, ISO 125, No flash, Focal length 14.4 mm, Exposure Creative (Slow speed)</span><br>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #24,556 Aug 26, 2010: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  PENTAX Optio 33L, Original Size 766 x 472, Exposure 1/125 sec, Aperture f/2.6, No flash, Focal length 5.8 mm</span><br>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #16,187 Mar 17, 2009: Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL, Original Size 778 x 522, Exposure 1/500 sec, Aperture f/5.6, ISO 100, No flash, Focal length 55.0 mm</span><br>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #7,459 : Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands</span>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #7,460 : Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands</span>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands
Little Gem,  1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #7,678 : Ian Scroggy, Northern Ireland, UK</span>Little Gem, 1 Y-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, 1959, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Ian Scroggy, Northern Ireland, UK