February Gold
Classification:
6 Y-Y[ Cyclamineus ]
Season:
Very Early
Height:
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Hybridizer:
de Graaff Bros., the Netherlands
Registered:
Yes, before 1923
Awards:
This plant earned the Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for garden decoration or use (whether for open garden or under glass). The award is only given following a period of assessment. Assessment can take place in one or more of the following ways: 1) Trials at one of the Society’s Gardens or at some other venue; 2) Visits to specialist collections; 3) Round-table discussions drawing on the collective expertise and experience of Committee members, with the opportunity to call on further specialists when necessary.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993.
AGM
1993; 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 cultivation in pots, Pans or bowls

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

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1977.
*AM(p)
1977; 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 1974.
*FCC(g)
1974; 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 1973.
*AM(g)
1973; This plant earned the Early Forcing Award (EFA).

Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1943.
EFA Haarlem
1943; This plant earned the Early Forcing Award (EFA).

Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1928.
EFA Haarlem
1928;
Special Class:
ADS Historics
Chromosomes:
21
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
4 times as seed, 3 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 75 mm wide; perianth segments ovate, brilliant greenish yellow, with slight white mucro, reflexed, with margins wavy and incurved, overlapping at base only; the inner segments twisted; corona cylindrical, ribbed, vivid yellow, paling slightly to base, mouth 6-lobed and a little expanded, rim deeply and regularly notched and dentate.