Ceylon
 
Classification:
2 Y-O[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Hybridizer:
J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland
Registered:
Yes, before 1943
Awards:
This plant was given the John and Gertrude Wister Award for outstanding garden merit.

Awarded by the American Daffodil Society in 1994.
Wister
1994; 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 cultivation in pots, Pans or bowls

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

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1974.
*FCC (p)
1974; 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 1962.
*FCC (g)
1962; 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 1961.
*AM (g)
1961; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

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

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1948.
FCC (e)
1948; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

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

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1946.
AM (e)
1946; This plant earned the Certificate of Preliminary Commendation (PC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to a new plant of promise for exhibition.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1945.
PC
1945;
Special Classes:
ADS Classics
Chromosomes:
27 or 28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
22 times as seed, 54 times as pollen
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Comments:

Fl. 100 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, vivid yellow with white mucro, spreading or slightly inflexed, plane, with a metallic sheen, with midrib showing, overlapping 1/3 to a 1/2 the inner segments a little narrower, sometimes with a ‘thumb’ at the margin, inflexed, a little creased and with margins slightly wavy; corona short funnel-shaped, vivid orange mouth straight, split in places and overlapping, lightly frilled, with rim crenate.

Received the Royal Horticultural Society(RHS) Award of Garden Merit(AGM) in 1995 and the award was rescinded by the RHS in 2012.

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Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Historic Image #31,382 : RHS Yearbook, England, UK</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Historic Image: RHS Yearbook, England, UK
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #15,135 : Mary Durtschi, Utah, USA</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Mary Durtschi, Utah, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #27,660 Mar 02, 2013: Kirby Fong, California, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 50D, Original Size 906 x 607, Exposure 1/25 sec, Aperture f/11.0, ISO 160, Focal length 50.0 mm</span><br>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #27,659 Mar 01, 2013: Kirby Fong, California, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 50D, Original Size 906 x 607, Exposure 1/25 sec, Aperture f/11.0, ISO 160, Focal length 50.0 mm</span><br>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #27,658 Mar 01, 2013: Kirby Fong, California, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 50D, Original Size 906 x 607, Exposure 1/30 sec, Aperture f/11.0, ISO 160, Focal length 50.0 mm</span><br>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #13,907 Apr 23, 2008: Kirby Fong, California, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 40D, Original Size 778 x 522, Exposure 1/100 sec, Aperture f/6.3, ISO 1600, Focal length 47.0 mm</span><br>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #1,377 : Kirby Fong, California, United States</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #8,412 : Bob Isaak, Virginia, United States</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Bob Isaak, Virginia, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #12,211 Mar 02, 2008: Keith Kridler, Texas, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  E8700, Original Size 650 x 490, Exposure 1/108 sec, Aperture f/3.4, ISO 50, Focal length 19.9 mm</span><br>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Keith Kridler, Texas, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #13,324 Apr 24, 2008: Becky Fox Matthews, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS REBEL XTi, Original Size 778 x 522, Exposure 1/200 sec, Aperture f/16.0, ISO 400, Focal length 38.0 mm</span><br>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #12,227 Jun 26, 2006: Loyce McKenzie, Mississippi, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon PowerShot A710 IS, Original Size 650 x 490, Exposure 1/400 sec, Aperture f/4.0, Focal length 11.5 mm</span><br>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Loyce McKenzie, Mississippi, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #32,160 : John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #21,441 : Ralph Sowell, Mississippi, United States</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Ralph Sowell, Mississippi, USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #13,649 Apr 04, 2008: Derrick Turbitt, Northern Ireland, UK</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL, Original Size 778 x 522, Exposure 1/160 sec, Aperture f/4.5, ISO 400, Focal length 60.0 mm</span><br>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Derrick Turbitt, Northern Ireland, UK
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #24,211 Mar 13, 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 1/250 sec, Aperture f/16.0, ISO 400, Focal length 54.0 mm</span><br><br><span class="ds_text2" style="font-style: italic">Photo Location: U.S. National Arboretum</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #24,212 Mar 13, 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 1/200 sec, Aperture f/3.5, ISO 100, Focal length 70.0 mm</span><br><br><span class="ds_text2" style="font-style: italic">Photo Location: U.S. National Arboretum</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #15,657 Mar 31, 2008: Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL, Original Size 778 x 522, Exposure 1/13 sec, Aperture f/18.0, ISO 100, Focal length 100.0 mm</span><br>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #15,656 : Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands
Ceylon,  2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #21,933 : Gladden Willis, Louisiana, United States</span>Ceylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1943, Ireland. 
Photo: Gladden Willis, Louisiana, USA