Homespun
Classification:
2 Y-Y[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, before 1905
Chromosomes:
14
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
3 times as seed,1 time as pollen
Comments

Perianth segments ovate, rounded at apex, light yellow, overlapping; corona rich yellow, frilled. Resembles ‘Sir Watkin’ but with the perianth segments of a deeper tone.

Description from Royal Horticultural Society, Volume XXXIII (1908), when awarded the Award of Merit, “A largely, finely proportioned, deep golden-yellow Incomparabilis variety unusual beauty.”

From Rev. Joseph Jacob’s book Daffodils circa 1910: ‘Homespun’ is a perfect show flower. It will be a long time before it is surpassed by another of the same type. Shy seeder’. Jacob’s book was part of the “Present Day Gardening” series.