Bittern
Classification:
12 Y-O[ Miscellaneous ]
Season:
Mid-Season
Height:
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Registered:
Yes, 1979
Seedling Number:
JJ76/5
Descendants:
None
Comments

Fls 1-2 per stem, 60 mm wide; perianth segments lemon; corona bright orange, with the depth of color affected by the weather, frilled.

Origin of Name

Part of Grant Mitsch’s Bird Series. Named after the bird, Bitternwhich have unusual calls and live in the marshes in the state of Oregon.

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BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: John E. Colley, England, UK
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Hein Meeuwissen, North Holland, the Netherlands
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: John F. McLennan, North Island, New Zealand
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Clay Higgins, North Carolina, USA
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Ralph Sowell, Mississippi, USA
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: John E. Colley, England, UK
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Unknown Photographer
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs, Connecticut, USA
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Noeline McLaren, South Island, New Zealand
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Elise Havens, Oregon, USA
BitternBittern, 12 Y-O, Grant E. Mitsch, Oregon, USA, 1979, Oregon, USA 
Photo: Ben Blake, California, USA
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