Orange County, California, USAHarold Koopowitz, California, United States
This gold medal is awarded to the hybridizer (or if deceased to the principal cultivar stockholder or exhibitor) of the most innovative daffodil exhibited at the ADS National Show. The winning variety should demonstrate significant novelty, advance or break-through qualities that could be expected to influence future development of the genus for commercial or exhibition purposes.
The Medal is available for Award at the discretion and unanimous vote of the President’s selected panel of expert judges.
Awarded by the American Daffodil Society in 2011. Innovation Medal 2011;
Fls 2-3 per stem, forming a double triangle, 39mm wide; perianth segments 16mm long, ovate, acute, mucronate, white, with a pink flush, spreading, plane, smooth and of heavy substance, overlapping half; the inner segments narrower; corona 10mm long, funnel-shaped, smooth, reddish pink, mouth straight and wavy, with rim entire. Sunproof.
Named because this daffodil is small and very pink.