Actaea
 
Classification:
9 W-YYR[ Poeticus ]
Season:
Mid-Season to Late
Height:
Tall - greater than 67.5 cm (26.6 in)
Hybridizer:
G. Lubbe and Son, the Netherlands
Registered:
Yes, before 1919
Awards:
This plant was given the John and Gertrude Wister Award for outstanding garden merit.

Awarded by the American Daffodil Society in 2012.
Wister
2012; 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 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 1968.
*FCC(g)
1968; 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 1950.
*AM(g)
1950; This plant earned the status of Highly Commended (HC)

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

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

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1947.
*HC(g)
1947; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

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

Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1923.
FCC Haarlem
1923; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

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

Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1919.
AM Haarlem
1919;
Special Classes:
ADS Historics
Chromosomes:
28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
9 times as seed, 8 times as pollen
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Comments:

Fl. 87 mm diameter; perianth segments broadly obovate, blunt or truncate, prominently mucronate, spreading, somewhat concave, glistening, overlapping half; the inner segments narrower, only very slightly mucronate, with margins sometimes reflexed at base and incurling towards apex; corona very shallow, closely ribbed, yellow, with greenish yellow at base and a band of orange-red at rim, mouth wavy, rim minutely crinkled. Scented.

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Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Historic Image #26,049 : P. de Jager and Sons, the Netherlands</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Historic Image: P. de Jager and Sons, the Netherlands
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Historic Image #20,467 : Oregon Bulb Farms, Oregon, USA</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Historic Image: Oregon Bulb Farms, Oregon, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #10,122 : Gordon Coombes, South Island, New Zealand</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  HP psc1600, Original Size 563 x 586</span><br>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Gordon Coombes, South Island, New Zealand
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #20,704 : Quality Daffodils, England, UK</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Quality Daffodils, England, UK
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #15,061 : Robert Darling, Virginia, USA</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  C750UZ, Original Size 431 x 478, Exposure 1/25 sec, Aperture f/3.2, ISO 200, Focal length 14.1 mm</span><br>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Robert Darling, Virginia, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #15,123 : Mary Durtschi, Utah, United States</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Mary Durtschi, Utah, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #25,924 Apr 12, 2013: Kirby Fong, California, USA</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #23,525 Mar 21, 2011: Kirby Fong, California, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 50D, Original Size 810 x 543, Exposure 1/15 sec, Aperture f/13.0, ISO 125, Focal length 50.0 mm</span><br>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #20,229 : Bob Isaak, Virginia, United States</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Bob Isaak, Virginia, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #4,530 : Wells Knierim, Ohio, USA</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Wells Knierim, Ohio, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #24,466 Sep 29, 2010: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  PENTAX Optio 33L, Original Size 810 x 610, Exposure 1/60 sec, Aperture f/4.8, Focal length 5.8 mm</span><br>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #28,096 : Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  HP psc1300, Original Size 787 x 906</span><br>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #32,057 : John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #23,418 : Henry Shejbal, Roma, Italy</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Henry Shejbal, Roma, Italy
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #16,335 : Henry Shejbal, Roma, Italy</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Henry Shejbal, Roma, Italy
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #13,586 : Ralph Sowell, Mississippi, United States</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Ralph Sowell, Mississippi, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #23,240 Mar 24, 2012: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #16,377 Apr 11, 2009: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 30D, Original Size 488 x 586, Exposure 1/50 sec, Aperture f/3.5, ISO 100, Focal length 33.0 mm</span><br>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
Actaea,  9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #24,175 Mar 20, 2012: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 60D, Original Size 810 x 543, Exposure 1/400 sec, Aperture f/5.6, ISO 100, Focal length 55.0 mm</span><br><br><span class="ds_text2" style="font-style: italic">Photo Location: U.S. National Arboretum</span>Actaea, 9 W-YYR, G. Lubbe and Son, 1919, the Netherlands. 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA