Maximus
Classification:
1 Y-Y[ Trumpet Long-Cupped ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Tall - greater than 67.5 cm (26.6 in)
Hybridizer:
Unknown
Registered:
Yes, before 1576
Special Class:
ADS Historics
Chromosomes:
21
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
14 times as seed, 3 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 90 mm wide; perianth segments ovate, rich yellow, with streak of green along the midrib beneath, somewhat inflexed, twisted, margins recurved, overlapping at base only; cup is funnel-shaped, smooth, darker in tone than the perianth, with mouth expanded and ribbed, rim widely flanged and deeply notched.

Parent note: considered to be a variant of N. hispanicus; ‘Hales’ Vase of Beaten Gold’ and ‘Maximus Laetevirens’ are thought to be variants of this cultivar.

Synonyms:

'College Garden Maximus', 'Grandiflorus', 'Maximus Superbus Longivirens', 'TCD Maximus', 'Trinity College (Dublin) Maximus', 'Trumpet Major', 'Trumpet Maximus'