Beersheba
Classification:
1 W-W[ Trumpet Long-Cupped ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, before 1923
Special Class:
ADS Historics
Pollen Parent: 
seedling
Chromosomes:
28 or 29
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
31 times as seed, 56 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 127 mm wide, ivory white, facing slightly downwards; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, only slightly mucronate, spreading, overlapping one-third; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, inflexed at base, reflexed towards apex, with margins wavy and sometimes nicked; corona narrowly funnel-shaped, broadly and smoothly ribbed, with mouth expanded and lightly frilled, rim rolled and shallowly crenate. Resembles a ‘White Knight’ of more than twice the size and of purer white.

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BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Historic Image: P. de Jager and Sons, the Netherlands
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Lawrence Trevanion, ACT, Australia
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Lawrence Trevanion, ACT, Australia
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Lawrence Trevanion, ACT, Australia
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Historic Image: Barr Catalog, England, UK
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Historic Image: Barr Catalog, England, UK
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: John E. Colley, England, UK
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Historic Image: Oregon Bulb Farms, Oregon, USA
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Historic Image: Albert F. Calvert, England, UK
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Historic Image: Albert F. Calvert, England, UK
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Ron A. Scamp, England, UK
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Drew Mc Farland, Ohio, USA
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Old House Gardens Heirloom Bulbs, Michigan, USA
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Ian Tyler, England, UK
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Ian Tyler, England, UK
BeershebaBeersheba, 1 W-W, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, UK, 1923, England, UK 
Photo: Theodore E. Snazelle, Mississippi, USA
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