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Flower Name

Hawera

Division: 
5 - Triandrus Info
Colors: 

Y - Y

Season: 

Mid-Season to Late

Height: 

Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)

Hybridizer: 

Dr. William M. Thomson

Country: 

New Zealand

Year of first flowering: 

pre 1928, registered with the RHS

Seed Parent:

N. jonquilla

Pollen Parent:

N. triandrus

Chromosomes: 

14

Pedigree Chart:
Pedigree Tree
Fertility: 

Seed fertile

Used as parent: 

1 time as seed

Descendants:
Descendants Tree
Special Classes:
ADS Miniatures,  ADS Historics,  New Zealand NDS Miniatures,  The Daffodil Society Miniatures

Awards:

Wister 2008; AGM 1996; AM(a) 1938; 

Comments: 

Fls 6-8 per stem, pale canary yellow; perianth segments ovate or oblong, blunt, prominently mucronate, reflexed, plane, overlapping at base only; inner segments less noticeably mucronate, less strongly reflexed, with margins wavy or incurved; corona cup-shaped, very broadly and shallowly ribbed, paler in color than perianth, mouth even, with rim broadly and obscurely crenate. Scented. Occasional secondary stems. Resembles an 'April Tears' of slower increase. Marginally fertile.

Origin of Name: 

Named for the town in North Island, New Zealand where Dr. Thomson practiced medicine.

 

 

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