Firebrand
Classification:
3 WWY-R[ Small-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, before 1897
Special Class:
ADS Historics
Seedling Number:
481
Chromosomes:
14
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
3 times as seed,1 time as pollen
Comments

Creamy white perianth, intense fiery red cup; Fl. star-shaped; perianth segments ovate, acute, not prominently mucronate, creamy white, shaded lemon yellow at base, spreading or a little inflexed, with margins wavy and sometimes incurling, overlapping at base only; corona cup-shaped, ribbed, brilliant orange-red, with mouth straight and even, rim crenate.

Parent Note: Beacon is the possible seed parent.

Cart.& Goodwin catalog of 1914 description: “creamy white perianth, intense fiery red cup”. From Rev. Joseph Jacob’s book Daffodils circa 1910: “Firebrand is a small bloom, but it has one of the reddest little cups of any daffodil.” (Jacob’s book was part of the “Present Day” Gardening series).