Hummingbird
Classification:
6 Y-Y[ Cyclamineus ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Registered:
Yes, 1975
Special Classes:
ADS Miniatures, New Zealand NDS Miniatures, The Daffodil Society Miniatures
Pollen Parent: 
open pollinated
Seedling Number:
FO15/2
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
4 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 60 mm wide, clear deep yellow, of good substance; perianth segments ovate, acute, with slight white mucro, reflexed, with margins wavy, overlapping at base only; the inner segments twisted or with margins more strongly waved; corona cylindrical, lightly ribbed, with mouth very slightly flared, rim notched.

the seed parent is a sibling of ‘Jetfire’.

Origin of Name

Part of Grant Mitsch’s “Bird Series”. Named after the hummingbirds that thrive in Oregon, most likely the Ruby Throated variety.

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HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Dryad Nursery, England, UK
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Ian Scroggy, Northern Ireland, UK
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
HummingbirdHummingbird, 6 Y-Y, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1975, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
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