Starthroat
Classification:
2 W-GYW[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Late
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Year of first flowering:
1972
Registered:
Yes, 1982
Seedling Number:
HH83/3
Descendants:
None
Comments

Fl. 90 mm wide, of heavy substance; perianth segments very broad in outline, blunt or truncate at apex, slightly mucronate, a little inflexed, somewhat concave, with margins sometimes narrowly incurling, overlapping half; the inner segments more strongly inflexed; corona bowl-shaped, ribbed, shaded yellow at base, with vivid emerald green prominent at base, mouth expanded and loosely frilled, rim minutely crenate.

Origin of Name

Part of Grant Mitsch’s Bird Series.