Sunrise Fanfare
Classification:
2 Y-YYO[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Year of first flowering:
2011
Registered:
Yes, 2019
Seedling Number:
W861
Descendants:
None
Comments

Fl. forming a double triangle, 98mm wide; perianth segments 38mm long, broadly ovate, blunt or truncate, vivid yellow 9A, with slight pale mucro, spreading, plane or with margins incurved, with midrib showing, of heavy substance, overlapping half; the inner segments narrower, shouldered at base; corona 34mm long, funnel-shaped, smooth, vivid yellow 14B, with strong orange (25B) at rim, mouth straight, even and shallowly lobed, with rim neatly and broadly rolled, minutely crenate.

Description according to the hybridizer, Nial Watson:  “‘Sunrise Fanfare’ is a lovely and unusual flower, all yellow but the inside of the corona is orange and the beautiful roll at the mouth gives it the appearance of a yellow flower with an orange rim.”