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Flower Name

Ceylon

Division: 

2 - Large-Cupped Info

Colors: 

Y - O

Season: 

Early to Mid-Season

Height: 

Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)

Hybridizer: 

J. Lionel Richardson

Country: 

Ireland

Year of first flowering: 

pre 1943, registered with the RHS

Seed Parent:

Marksman

Pollen Parent:

Diolite

Chromosomes: 

27 or 28

Pedigree Chart:
Pedigree Tree
Fertility: 

Both Seed and Pollen fertile

Used as parent: 

21 times as seed, 54 times as pollen

Descendants:
Descendants Tree
Special Class:
ADS Classics

Awards:

AGM 1995; Wister 1994; *FCC (p) 1974; *FCC (g) 1962; *AM (g) 1961; FCC (e) 1948; AM (e) 1946; PC 1945; 

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.

 

 

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