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Flower Name

Saint Louie Louie

Division: 
6 - Cyclamineus Info
Colors: 

W - O

Season: 

Early to Mid-Season

Height: 

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

Variation: 

Daffodil color or division may vary as the bloom reaches full maturity.

Hybridizer: 

Gerard Knehans, Jr.

Country: 

Missouri, United States

Year Registered: 

1999

Seed Parent:

Pannill 6 Y-Y seedling

Pollen Parent:

open pollinated

Seedling Number: 

KN002

Descendants: 

None

Awards:

Innovation Medal 2005; 

Comments: 

Fl. 71 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, opening pale yellow, becoming white, strongly reflexed, plane, overlapping; the inner segments narrower, with margins wavy or incurved; corona cylindrical, slightly constricted at mid-point, becoming golden yellow, with tinges of orange, mouth flared and even, with rim notched and crenate. Color develops after cutting.

Origin of Name: 

Taken from the song written to promote the 1904 World's Fair, 'Meet Me in St. Louie, Louie, meet me at the fair.'

 

 

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