Stratosphere
Classification:
7 Y-O[ Jonquilla ]
Season:
Mid-Season to Late
Height:
Tall - greater than 67.5 cm (26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, 1968
Special Class:
ADS Classics
Seedling Number:
V30/10
Descendants:
None
Comments

Grower’s note: orange corona dependent on climate; Fls 1-3 per stem, 60-65 mm wide, opening self golden yellow; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, fairly prominently mucronate, spreading or slightly reflexed, plane, overlapping one-third to a half; the inner segments more nearly ovate, spreading or a little inflexed, with margins sometimes wavy or incurled; corona bowl-shaped, smooth, becoming strong yellow-orange with mouth wavy and rim shallowly crenate. Scented. Resembles a taller and lighter-colored ‘Bunting’.

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StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Ian Scroggy, Northern Ireland, UK
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: John Castor, California, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Tony James, England, UK
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Ralph Sowell, Mississippi, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Theodore E. Snazelle, Mississippi, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Tony James, England, UK
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Mary Durtschi, Utah, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Ian Tyler, England, UK
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Tony James, England, UK
StratosphereStratosphere, 7 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1968, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Tony James, England, UK
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