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In 2011, the American Daffodil Society (ADS) designated a new exhibition section for any daffodil registered between 1940 and 1969, inclusive named "Classics".
The ADS believed that such a section would interest a different segment of exhibitors and might encourage bulb growers to keep these post-war era cultivars available.
The ADS Historic daffodil period ended shortly after World War II started, when marketing and exporting of daffodils temporarily ceased.
When trade resumed, daffodils were different, improvements in form were most noticeable.
Parentage: Bethany or Limeade O.P.; Fl. 83 mm wide, clear pale golden yellow; perianth segments ovate, blunt, with slight white mucro, and with white at base, recurved, smooth; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, more strongly recurved, shouldered at base; corona funnel-shaped, smoothly 6-angled, becoming white, with touches of yellow at rim, mouth flared, wavy, with rim irregularly notched and minutely dentate. Resembles a more refined ‘Limeade’.
Chiloquin, 1 Y-W, Grant E. Mitsch, United States, 1968
Photo #50196 Ralph Sowell, USAChiloquin, 1 Y-W, Grant E. Mitsch, United States, 1968
Photo #45125 Brenda Lyon, AustraliaChiloquin, 1 Y-W, Grant E. Mitsch, United States, 1968
Photo #42515 Tom Stettner, USAChiloquin, 1 Y-W, Grant E. Mitsch, United States, 1968
Photo #9608 Noeline McLaren, New ZealandChiloquin, 1 Y-W, Grant E. Mitsch, United States, 1968
Photo #4609 Wells Knierim, USA