Ornatus
Classification:
9 W-YYR[ Poeticus ]
Season:
Late
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, before 1870
Special Class:
ADS Historics
Chromosomes:
14
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
24 times as seed, 17 times as pollen
Comments

Selection from France, introduced c.1870 by James Walker; Fl. 64 mm wide; perianth segments broadly obviate, blunt, fairly prominently mucronate, pure white, spreading, with margins wavy, separated at base, overlapping at shoulder; inner segments with margins strongly recurved at base as if spathulate; cup disc-shaped, ribbed, brilliant greenish yellow, with green shades at base and a narrow red band at rim.

Origin of Name

Mistakenly named ‘The Flat Crowned Saffron Rim’.

Synonyms:

'Poeticus 'Ornatus''

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OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Ian Tyler, England, UK
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Brenda Lyon, New South Wales, Australia
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Historic Image: Albert F. Calvert, England, UK
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Historic Image: Gertrude Hartland, Cork, Ireland
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Old House Gardens Heirloom Bulbs, Michigan, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Carlos van der Veek, North Holland, the Netherlands
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Brent and Becky Heath, Virginia, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
OrnatusOrnatus, 9 W-YYR, James Walker, England, UK, 1870, England, UK 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
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