Tahiti
Classification:
4 Y-O[ Double ]
Season:
Mid-Season to Late
Height:
Tall - greater than 67.5 cm (26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, 1956
Awards:
This plant was given the John and Gertrude Wister Award for outstanding garden merit.

Awarded by the American Daffodil Society in 2003.
Wister
2003; This plant earned the Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for garden decoration or use (whether for open garden or under glass). The award is only given following a period of assessment. Assessment can take place in one or more of the following ways: 1) Trials at one of the Society’s Gardens or at some other venue; 2) Visits to specialist collections; 3) Round-table discussions drawing on the collective expertise and experience of Committee members, with the opportunity to call on further specialists when necessary.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1995.
AGM
1995; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1961.
FCC(e)
1961; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition.

Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1961.
FCC Haarlem
1961; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition.

Awarded by the Dutch "Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur" (KAVB), or in English, the "Royal General Bulbgrowers' Association" from Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 1961.
AM Haarlem
1961; This plant earned the Certificate of Preliminary Commendation (PC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to a new plant of promise for exhibition.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1956.
PC
1956;
Special Class:
ADS Classics
Chromosomes:
28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
3 times as seed, 16 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 108 mm wide; perianth and other petaloid segments very broad outline, rounded or truncate at apex, bright greenish yellow with slight white mucro, overlapping half; outer whorl spreading or a little inflexed, concave; inner whorl more strongly inflexed and more deeply concave; some shorter petaloid segments at center strongly inflexed, margins folded inwards or strongly incurled; cup segments shorter than the petaloid segments and interspersed among them, orange, touched with yellow, frilled.

Origin of Name

Part of J. Lionel Richardson’s series of double daffodils with exotic names.

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TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Fentongollan Farms, England, UK
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: John Scheepers Bulbs, Inc., Connecticut, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Historic Image: RHS Yearbook, England, UK
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: U.S. National Arboretum, Washington D.C., USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Coleen Toone, Utah, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Coleen Toone, Utah, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Guntis Grants, Latvia
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Brenda Lyon, New South Wales, Australia
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Brenda Lyon, New South Wales, Australia
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Tom Stettner, Ohio, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Kirby Fong, California, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
TahitiTahiti, 4 Y-O, J. Lionel Richardson, Ireland, 1956, Ireland 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
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