Tahiti
 
Classification:
4 Y-O[ Double ]
Season:
Mid-Season to Late
Height:
Tall - greater than 67.5 cm (26.6 in)
Hybridizer:
J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland
Registered:
Yes, 1956
Awards:
This plant was given the John and Gertrude Wister Award for outstanding garden merit.

Awarded by the American Daffodil Society in 2003.
Wister
2003; 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 1995.
AGM
1995; 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 1961.
FCC(e)
1961; 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 1961.
FCC Haarlem
1961; 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 1961.
AM Haarlem
1961; 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 1956.
PC
1956;
Special Classes:
ADS Classics
Chromosomes:
28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
3 times as seed, 17 times as pollen
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Comments:

Fl. 108 mm wide; perianth and other petaloid segments very broad outline, rounded or truncate at apex, bright greenish yellow with slight white mucro, overlapping half; outer whorl spreading or a little inflexed, concave; inner whorl more strongly inflexed and more deeply concave; some shorter petaloid segments at center strongly inflexed, margins folded inwards or strongly incurled; cup segments shorter than the petaloid segments and interspersed among them, orange, touched with yellow, frilled.

Origin of Name:

Part of J. Lionel Richardson’s series of double daffodils with exotic names.

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Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Historic Image #31,064 : RHS Yearbook, England, UK</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Historic Image: RHS Yearbook, England, UK
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #793 : Ben Blake, California, United States</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #794 : Ben Blake, California, USA</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #2,887 : Kirby Fong, California, United States</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #20,694 : Guntis Grants, Latvia</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Guntis Grants, Latvia
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #12,704 Apr 24, 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 1/400 sec, Aperture f/14.0, ISO 400, Focal length 55.0 mm</span><br>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #19,758 : Brenda Lyon, New South Wales, Australia</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Brenda Lyon, New South Wales, Australia
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #19,757 : Brenda Lyon, New South Wales, Australia</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Brenda Lyon, New South Wales, Australia
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #24,618 Sep 26, 2011: 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>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #32,131 : John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #32,130 : John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #22,257 : Tom Stettner, Ohio, United States</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #13,107 Apr 19, 2008: Tom Stettner, Ohio, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon EOS 30D, Original Size 778 x 674, Exposure 1/8 sec, Aperture f/13.0, ISO 100, Focal length 46.0 mm</span><br>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #8,927 : Tom Stettner, Ohio, United States</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #5,877 : Tom Stettner, Ohio, United States</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #22,883 May 04, 2011: Coleen Toone, Utah, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon PowerShot SX110 IS, Original Size 778 x 586, Exposure 1/1250 sec, Aperture f/4.3, ISO 100, Focal length 60.0 mm</span><br><br><span class="ds_text2" style="font-style: italic">Photo Location: Morinda Gardens at the Tahitian Noni Intl, Provo, Utah</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Coleen Toone, Utah, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #22,882 Apr 26, 2010: Coleen Toone, Utah, United States</span><br/><span class="ds_text_exif">Properties:  Canon PowerShot SX110 IS, Original Size 778 x 586, Exposure 1/1250 sec, Aperture f/4.3, ISO 125, Focal length 60.0 mm</span><br><br><span class="ds_text2" style="font-style: italic">Photo Location: Morinda Gardens at the Tahitian Noni Intl, Provo, Utah</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: Coleen Toone, Utah, USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #24,394 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/6.3, ISO 100, Focal length 57.0 mm</span><br><br><span class="ds_text2" style="font-style: italic">Photo Location: U.S. National Arboretum</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA
Tahiti,  4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. <br><span class="ds_text">Photo #24,392 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/7.1, ISO 100, Focal length 43.0 mm</span><br><br><span class="ds_text2" style="font-style: italic">Photo Location: U.S. National Arboretum</span>Tahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, 1956, Ireland. 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA