Ceylon
Classification:
2 Y-O[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, before 1943
Awards:
This plant was given the John and Gertrude Wister Award for outstanding garden merit.

Awarded by the American Daffodil Society in 1994.
Wister
1994; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for cultivation in pots, Pans or bowls

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1974.
*FCC (p)
1974; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1962.
*FCC (g)
1962; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1961.
*AM (g)
1961; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1948.
FCC (e)
1948; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1946.
AM (e)
1946; This plant earned the Certificate of Preliminary Commendation (PC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to a new plant of promise for exhibition.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1945.
PC
1945;
Special Class:
ADS Classics
Chromosomes:
27 or 28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
22 times as seed, 54 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 100 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, vivid yellow with white mucro, spreading or slightly inflexed, plane, with a metallic sheen, with midrib showing, overlapping 1/3 to a 1/2 the inner segments a little narrower, sometimes with a ‘thumb’ at the margin, inflexed, a little creased and with margins slightly wavy; corona short funnel-shaped, vivid orange mouth straight, split in places and overlapping, lightly frilled, with rim crenate.

Received the Royal Horticultural Society(RHS) Award of Garden Merit(AGM) in 1995 and the award was rescinded by the RHS in 2012.

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CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Historic Image: RHS Yearbook, England, UK
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Gladden Willis, Louisiana, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Ralph Sowell, Mississippi, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Mary Durtschi, Utah, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Derrick Turbitt, Northern Ireland, UK
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Loyce McKenzie, Mississippi, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Keith Kridler, Texas, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Bob Isaak, Virginia, USA
CeylonCeylon, 2 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1943, Ireland 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
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