Miss Sara
Classification:
8 W-Y[ Tazetta ]
Season:
Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Variation:
Daffodil color or division may vary as the bloom reaches full maturity.
Registered:
Yes, before 2000
Descendants:
None
Comments

Fls 10-12 per stem, 25 mm wide; perianth segments broadly or very broadly ovate in outline, blunt or squarish at apex, prominently mucronate, opening yellow, becoming yellowish white 155B, spreading, somewhat concave, overlapping half; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, more nearly acute, not noticeably mucronate, sometimes slightly inflexed, with margins a little wavy; corona cup-shaped, slightly ribbed, brilliant greenish yellow, mouth expanding on maturity, wavy and obscurely lobed, with rim entire. Sunproof. Very sweetly scented. pollen parent possibly N. jonquilla;

Found by the registrants daughter, Sara and husband in south Georgia in an old garden. Considered by many to be a historic daffodil.

Origin of Name

Named after John Van Beck’s daughter, Sara who is very involved with historic daffodils.