Doctor Hugh
Classification:
3 W-GOO[ Small-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season to Late
Height:
Tall - greater than 67.5 cm (26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, 1975
Registrant:
Rathowen Daffodils, Northern Ireland, UK
Seedling Number:
D41
Fertility:
Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
3 times as seed, 26 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 110 mm wide; perianth segments very broadly ovate, truncate, prominently mucronate, pure white, spreading, shallowly concave, margins minutely incurling at apex, smooth, regular, overlapping half; inner segments more narrowly ovate, slightly mucronate, slightly inflexed, margins a little wavy; cup is disc-shaped, ribbed, opening deep orange, becoming yellow-orange, with green at base, mouth lightly frilled, deeply split, with overlapping lobes. Resembles a larger ‘Omagh’ of heavier substance with purer white perianth.

Origin of Name

Named in memory of Doctor Hugh Watson, a founding member of the Northern Ireland Daffodil Group and a dear friend and traveling companion of the Duncans.

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Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: John E. Colley, England
Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Quality Daffodils, England
Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Derrick Turbitt, Northern Ireland
Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: John Castor, USA
Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: John Castor, USA
Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: John Castor, USA
Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Kirby Fong, USA
Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Kirby Fong, USA
Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Kirby Fong, USA
Doctor HughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland
Doctor hughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Ben Blake, USA
Doctor hughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Ben Blake, USA
Doctor hughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, New Zealand
Doctor hughDoctor Hugh, 3 W-GOO, Brian S. Duncan, Northern Ireland, 1975, Northern Ireland 
Photo: Tony James, England
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