Little Beauty
Classification:
1 W-Y[ Trumpet Long-Cupped ]
Season:
Very Early
Height:
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Hybridizer:
J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands
Registered:
Yes, before 1953
Special Classes:
ADS Miniatures, New Zealand NDS Miniatures, The Daffodil Society Miniatures
Chromosomes:
14
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
23 times as seed, 6 times as pollen
Comments

Perianth segments ovate, blunt, greenish white, a little inflexed, twisted or with margins recurved, overlapping a quarter; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, more distinctly twisted; corona cylindrical, smooth, vivid yellow, paling to the perianth color towards base, mouth ribbed, rim flanged and deeply and closely notched.

Received the Royal Horticultural Society(RHS) Award of Garden Merit(AGM) in 2001 and the award was rescinded by the RHS in 2012.

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Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: John E. Colley, England, UK
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Ron A. Scamp, England, UK
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee, USA
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee, USA
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee, USA
Little beautyLittle Beauty, 1 W-Y, J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands, 1953, the Netherlands 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
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