Limerick
Classification:
3 W-R[ Small-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season to Late
Height:
Tall - greater than 67.5 cm (26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, before 1938
Special Class:
ADS Historics
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
14 times as seed, 5 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. about 90 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt or truncate, prominently mucronate, white, with slight shading of pale yellow-green, smooth, with midrib showing, overlapping half; the inner segments only slightly mucronate, with margins a little wavy; corona broad disc-shaped, closely ribbed, orange-red, with mouth obscurely 6-lobed and rim unevenly crenate. Sunproof.

Origin of Name

Named after the third largest city in Ireland.