Charity May
Classification:
6 Y-Y[ Cyclamineus ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Registered:
Yes, before 1948
Awards:
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 1976.
*FCC(p)
1976; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

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

Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1961.
AM Haarlem
1961; 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 1955.
*FCC(g)
1955; 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 1952.
*AM(g)
1952; 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 1948.
AM(e)
1948;
Special Class:
ADS Classics
Chromosomes:
21
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
7 times as seed, 2 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 89 mm wide; perianth segments ovate to broadly ovate, brilliant yellow, with slight white mucro, strongly reflexed, plane, overlapping 1/3 to 1/2; inner segments a little narrower, with margins wavy and incurved; corona cylindrical, short, ribbed, richer in tone than the perianth, with mouth expanded and rim crenate.

Received the Royal Horticultural Society(RHS) Award of Garden Merit(AGM) in 1993 and the award was rescinded by the RHS in 2012.