Little Gem
Classification:
1 Y-Y[ Trumpet Long-Cupped ]
Season:
Very Early
Height:
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Year of first flowering:
1938
Selected by:
J. Gerritsen and Son, the Netherlands
Registered:
Yes, 1959
Special Classes:
ADS Historics, ADS Miniatures, New Zealand NDS Miniatures, The Daffodil Society Miniatures
Chromosomes:
14
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
8 times as seed, 5 times as pollen
Comments

Broadly ovate, with slight white mucro, strongly inflexed, overlapping 1/4 to 1/3; inner segments with margins wavy; corona cylindrical, sometimes constricted near mid-point, slightly ribbed, with darker tone of yellow at rim, mouth flared, 6-lobed, even, with rim notched. Resembles ‘Bagatelle’ and ‘Wee Bee’, also a more floriferous N. nanus.