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Flower Name

Saint Keverne

Division: 
2 - Large-Cupped Info
Colors: 

Y - Y

Season: 

Early to Mid-Season

Height: 

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

Hybridizer: 

Michael Percival Williams

Country: 

England, UK

Year of first flowering: 

pre 1934, registered with the RHS

Seed Parent:

(Royalist x unknown )

Chromosomes: 

28

Pedigree Chart:
Pedigree Tree
Fertility: 

Both Seed and Pollen fertile

Used as parent: 

52 times as seed, 17 times as pollen

Descendants:
Descendants Tree
Special Class:
ADS Historics

Awards:

Wister 2007; AGM 1993; *FCC(g) 1978; *FCC(p) 1976; FCC(e) 1951; AM(e) 1950; 

Comments: 

Fl. 100 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, vivid yellow, with white mucro, spreading, plane, margins sometimes slightly incurling, very smooth, overlapping 1/3; inner segments more narrowly ovate, slightly inflexed, margins a little wavy; corona cylindrical, smooth or lightly ribbed, darker in tone than the perianth, mouth a little expanded, rim flanged, deeply notched and minutely crenate.

Origin of Name: 

Named for the location, Lanarth, St. Keverne, Cornwall, where Mr. Williams raised daffodils until his death in 1935.

 

 

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