Keith Kridler, Texas

Need ID help on this old jonquil

March 6, 2009
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Categories: Daffodil Types, Historics

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I saw this jonquil in Jackson Mississippi back about 9 years or so. As I recall it was an historic or pre 1940. A lady wants to show these in Dallas in the morning and I cannot remember the name of them. It grows on stems 18″ tall for her and they have a definite jonquil scent. She thought it might be Bolton but in Daffseek Kirby shows a different one. This one is always or has always only had a single bloom for this lady. Sorry about the pitiful photos. Thanks Keith Kridler

5 responses to “Need ID help on this old jonquil”

  1. Loyce McKenzie, Mississippi Loyce McKenzie says:

    My best guess: Aurelia.
    Loyce McKenzie

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  2. John Lipscomb says:

    Could it be Galway? I’ve never grown it it ADS has an old picture of Galway. I’ll pass it along in a separate email.
    John Lipscomb

  3. Loyce McKenzie, Mississippi Loyce McKenzie says:

    Galway is a 2, and a fairly big 2, and really doesn’t look like this, which looks like a very gold jonquil. I used to grow Galway a lot. Loyce
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  4. David Adams says:
    Keith,
    Maybe a poor flower of ‘Shah’
    Dave
  5. Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio Mary Lou Gripshover says:

    What about Shah? Mary Lou