Pirongia Gem
Classification:
7 Y-O[ Jonquilla ]
Season:
Very Early
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Year of first flowering:
2013
Hybridizer:
Registered:
Yes, 2015
Special Class:
New Zealand NDS Miniatures
Seedling Number:
13-01
Descendants:
None
Comments

Fls 3-8 per stem, forming a double triangle, 31mm wide; perianth segments 13mm long, ovate, blunt, vivid yellow, spreading, concave, smooth and of heavy substance, overlapping one-third; the inner segments narrower; corona 5mm long, bowl-shaped, smooth, yellow-orange, mouth straight and even, with rim entire. Sweetly scented.

Origin of Name

Part of the Miller’s “Pirongia Series”. Pirongia is the name of the nearest town where the Millers live. It is also the name of a nearby mountain.

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Photo: Graeme Miller, North Island, New Zealand
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