Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1925. EFA Haarlem 1925; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).
Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition.
Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1907. AM 1907;
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.
Homespun, 2 Y-Y, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, 1905, England
Historic Image: Unknown Historic SourceHomespun, 2 Y-Y, Rev. G.H. Engleheart, England, 1905, England
Historic Image: T. Ernest Waltham, England