Knowehead
Classification:
2 W-W[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, before 1954
Special Class:
ADS Classics
Chromosomes:
28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
7 times as seed, 22 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 97 mm wide, greenish white; perianth segments very broadly ovate, blunt, slightly mucronate, spreading, plane or a little concave, smooth, overlapping half; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, shouldered at base, slightly inflexed, with margins slightly wavy; corona cylindrical, angled, mouth expanded, with rim rolled, widely and very shallowly crenate.

Origin of Name

Named after the childhood home of Guy Wilson. Knowehead was located outside of Broughshane in County Antrim, overlooking the near-by River Braid.