Kingscourt
Classification:
1 Y-Y[ Trumpet Long-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, before 1938
Awards:
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 1977.
*FCC(g)
1977; 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 1968.
*AM(g)
1968; 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 Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1949.
AM Haarlem
1949; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1947.
FCC(e)
1947; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1942.
AM(e)
1942; This plant earned the Certificate of Preliminary Commendation (PC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to a new plant of promise for exhibition.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1941.
PC
1941;
Special Class:
ADS Historics
Chromosomes:
28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
87 times as seed, 53 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 111 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, vivid yellow, slightly inflexed, smooth, overlapping half; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, shouldered at base, inflexed and slightly twisted; corona ribbed, rich golden yellow, with mouth expanded and lightly frilled, rim flanged, deeply notched and crenate.

According to deJager’s 1963 catalog: “Has been voted at the R.H.S. Daffodil show, the best Daffodil variety and the best 1a, ten years in succession, the only Daffodil ever to achieve this record.”

Received the Royal Horticultural Society(RHS) Award of Garden Merit(AGM) in 1993 and the award was rescinded by the RHS in 2012.