W - Y
Early to Mid-Season
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
pre 1845, registered with the RHS
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
4 times as seed, 1 times as pollen
Fl. 104 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, mucronate, inflexed, somewhat creased, overlapping 1/3; cup is cylindrical, lightly ribbed, rich yellow, mouth more strongly ribbed widely expanded, with rim crenate. Resembles an earlier-flowering 'Empress' but is slower to multiply and has less substance to the perianth segments. "Absorbed" 'Mrs Harrison Weir', 'President Garfield' and 'Sir Robert Peel'. Chromosome count is 22 or 21+B.
'Horsfield', 'President Garfield', 'Sir Robert Peel'
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