W - Y
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
pre 1869, registered with the RHS
22 or 22 + 1B
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
8 times as seed, 4 times as pollen
Fl. 103 mm wide; perianth segments ovate, only very slightly mucronate, spreading, of great substance, overlapping one-third; the inner segments a little inflexed, with margins wavy; corona narrowly funnel-shaped, ribbed, rich yellow, with mouth expanded and 6-lobed, lightly frilled, rim flanged and crenate. Resembles a larger and later-flowered 'Horsfieldii' of greater substance and more rapid increase. Resembles a smaller 'Emperor' in form.
The RHS has a “parental note” that states the following: Hybrid between N. bicolor and N. pseudonarcissus
'Maximus#####', 'The Empress'
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