Saint Keverne
 
Classification:
2 Y-Y[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Year of first flowering:
1930
Registered:
Yes, 1934
Awards:
This plant was given the John and Gertrude Wister Award for outstanding garden merit.

Awarded by the American Daffodil Society in 2007.
Wister
2007; 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 1978.
*FCC(g)
1978; 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 1976.
*FCC(p)
1976; 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 1951.
FCC(e)
1951; 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 1950.
AM(e)
1950;
Special Classes:
ADS Historics
Chromosomes:
28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
52 times as seed, 17 times as pollen
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Comments:

Fl. 100 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, vivid yellow, with white mucro, spreading, plane, margins sometimes slightly incurling, very smooth, overlapping 1/3; inner segments more narrowly ovate, slightly inflexed, margins a little wavy; corona cylindrical, smooth or lightly ribbed, darker in tone than the perianth, mouth a little expanded, rim flanged, deeply notched and minutely crenate.

Origin of Name:

Named for the location, Lanarth, St. Keverne, Cornwall, where Mr. Williams raised daffodils until his death in 1935.

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Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Historic Image #31,431 : RHS Yearbook, England, UK</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Historic Image: RHS Yearbook, England, UK
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Historic Image #31,422 : RHS Yearbook, England, UK</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Historic Image: RHS Yearbook, England, UK
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #7,998 : Ben Blake, California, United States</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #7,997 : Ben Blake, California, United States</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #11,384 : Old House Gardens Heirloom Bulbs, Michigan, USA</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Old House Gardens Heirloom Bulbs, Michigan, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #23,114 Mar 04, 2012: Kirby Fong, California, USA</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 50D, Original Size 410 x 437, Exposure 1/20 sec, Aperture f/11.0, ISO 125, Focal length 50.0 mm</span><br>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #23,113 Mar 04, 2012: Kirby Fong, California, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 50D, Original Size 610 x 301, Exposure 1/20 sec, Aperture f/11.0, ISO 125, Focal length 50.0 mm</span><br>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #9,285 : Kirby Fong, California, United States</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #2,681 : Kirby Fong, California, United States</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #2,680 : Kirby Fong, California, United States</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #7,341 : Becky Fox Matthews, United States</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #12,381 Apr 05, 2008: Tom Stettner, Ohio, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 30D, Original Size 670 x 586, Exposure 1/10 sec, Aperture f/11.0, ISO 100, Focal length 28.0 mm</span><br>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #13,090 Mar 29, 2008: Tom Stettner, Ohio, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 30D, Original Size 778 x 739, Exposure 1/50 sec, Aperture f/7.1, ISO 100, Focal length 50.0 mm</span><br>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #25,250 Sep 01, 2005: Lawrence Trevanion, ACT, Australia</span><br><span class="ds_text2" style="font-style: italic">Photo Location: Australia</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Lawrence Trevanion, ACT, Australia
Saint Keverne,  2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #15,945 : Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands</span>Saint Keverne, 2 Y-Y, Michael Percival Williams, 1934, England, UK. 
Photo: Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands