Victoria
Classification:
1 W-Y[ Trumpet Long-Cupped ]
Season:
Spring
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Hybridizer:
Registered:
Yes, before 1897
Special Class:
ADS Historics
Chromosomes:
4, 22, or 28; or 21 + B
Used as parent:
5 times as seed, 2 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 84 mm wide; perianth segments ovate, fairly prominently mucronate, creamy white, with green and yellow at midrib beneath, inflexed, overlapping one-third; the inner segments somewhat twisted or with margins wavy; corona cylindrical, lightly ribbed, vivid yellow, mouth expanded, sometimes with six deeply overlapping lobes, frilled, with rim crenate.

A description according to the June 1987 issue of The Gardners’ Chronical: ” ‘Victoria’ Daffodil was exhibited at the spring shows by Messrs. Barr and Sons, and when we say that it surpasses ‘Empress’ and ‘Horsefieldi’, little further is needed in the way of eulogy.”

Origin of Name

Was named after the Victorian era in which it was introduced.

Synonyms:

'Dutch Victoria'