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2018 Murphys Show – Miniature Daffodil Awards

March 13, 2018
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We finish the ADS awards at the 2018 Murphys show with the awards for miniature daffodils in show report order.

Mini Gold and Mini Rose Ribbons winner

Mini Gold and Mini Rose Ribbons winner

The Miniature Gold Ribbon is for the best miniature in the show excluding the Container-Grown Section. The Miniature Rose Ribbon is for the best miniature seedling exhibited by its originator excluding the Container-Grown Section. Winner of both ribbons was seedling JBK 12-13-02 10G-Y (‘Olumbo’ x ‘Kojak’) exhibited by Jon Kawaguchi. Green was obviously the color of the day as the Gold and Rose Ribbon winner was also green.

Mini White Ribbon winner

Mini White Ribbon winner

The Miniature White Ribbon is for the best set of three miniatures in the show. Winner was JBK 07-15-03 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. serotinus) exhibited by Jon Kawaguchi.

Lavender Ribbon winner

Lavender Ribbon winner

The Lavender Ribbon is for the best collection of 5 miniature daffodils. Flowers in the winning exhibit are:
‘Suzy Q’ 10Y-Y, ‘Zeekie’ 2Y-Y, ‘April’ 12Y-Y, Keira KB-M-6Y-W-1-12 6Y-W, N. cyclamineus 13Y-Y.
The exhibitor was Kirby Fong. For those of you searching DaffSeek for ‘April,’ you won’t find it there. It’s an unregistered miniature by Colin Crotty.

Bankhead Ribbon winner

Bankhead Ribbon winner

The Bankhead Ribbon is for the best collection of 9 miniatures from at least 3 RHS divisions. Flowers in the winning exhibit are:
Back row: JBK 10-05-09 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x ‘Connie Greenfield’),
‘Leota Mill’ 2Y-YOO, ‘Tete Boucle’ 4Y-Y;
Middle row: JBK 11-07-03 10Y-Y (‘Landes’ x ‘Clay’s Gold’), Keira KS-BH-283-03 10Y-Y, ‘Tom Norman’ 10Y-Y;
Front row: JBK 06-36A-03 10Y-Y ( Ta-Julia 4/92 x ‘Treble Chance’), ‘Englander’ 6Y-Y,
JBK 07-15-06 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. serotinus).
Jon Kawaguchi was the exhibitor.

Watrous Award winner

Watrous Award winner

The Watrous Award is for the best collection of 12 miniatures from at least 3 RHS divisions. Flowers in the winning exhibit are:
Back row: ‘Itsy Bitsy Splitsy’ 11aY-O, ‘Star Song’ 6Y-Y, ‘Tete Boucle’ 4Y-Y,
‘Leota Mill’ 2Y-YOO, Keira KS-BH-283-03 10Y-Y;
Middle row: JBK 11-07-12 10Y-Y (‘Landes’ x’Clay’s Gold’), ‘Golden Quince’ 12Y-Y,
‘Jones Sisters Farm’ 10Y-Y, Duncan 96/200 10Y-Y;
Front row: ‘Tony Goode’ 10Y-Y, Higgins 14-54 10Y-Y,
JBK 10-11-01 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius ‘Small Form’ x N. bulb. var. nivalis ‘Small Form’).
The exhibitor was Jon Kawaguchi.

Koopowitz Ribbon winner

Koopowitz Ribbon winner

The Koopowitz Ribbon is for the best collection of 24 miniatures from at least 5 RHS divisions. Flowers in the winning exhibit are:
Back row: ‘Tiny Bubbles’ 12Y-Y, ‘Itsy Bitsy Splitsy’ 11aY-O, Bankhead 02/7-25 8W-YPP,
‘Leota Mill’ 2Y-YOO, ‘Oxford Gold’ 10Y-Y, Link ‘Tete-a-Tete’ x N. calcicola 12Y-Y;
3rd row: N. obesus 13Y-Y, ‘Romantique’ 5Y-Y, ‘Little Cuda’ 6Y-Y,
‘Tete Boucle’ 4Y-Y, ‘Sweet Leilani’ 5Y-Y, ‘Star Song’ 6Y-Y, ‘Mary Poppins’ 10Y-Y;
2nd row: ‘Golden Quince’ 12Y-Y, ‘Pakotai’ 12Y-Y,
JBK 12-13-02 10Y-Y (‘Olumbo’ x ‘Kojak’), ‘Tom Norman’ 10Y-Y, Wert W-7 9W-YYO,
JBK 07-15-01 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. serotinus);
Front row: ‘Twinkle Boy’ 12Y-Y, JBK 06-36A-10 10Y-Y (Ta-Julia 4/92 x ‘Treble Chance’),
‘Snow Carpet’ 1W-W, JBK 06-25-01 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. serotinus),
JBK 10-11-02 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius ‘Small Form’ x N. bulb. var. nivalis ‘Small Form’).
Jon Kawaguchi was the exhibitor.

3 Minis by Hybridizer Ribbon winner

3 Minis by Hybridizer Ribbon winner

The Three Miniatures by Hybridizer Ribbon is for the best exhibit of three different cultivars hybridized and originated by the exhibitor. In this case, the exhibitor was Jon Kawaguchi. The flowers are:
JBK 07-15-07 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. serotinus),
JBK 07-15-05 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. serotinus),
JBK 06-25-01 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. serotinus).

6 Minis by Hybridizer Ribbon winner

6 Minis by Hybridizer Ribbon winner

The Six Miniatures by Hybridizer Ribbon is for the best exhibit of six different cultivars hybridized and originated by the exhibitor. Jon Kawaguchi exhibited the winning exhibit. The flowers are:
Back: JBK 10-05-05 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. filifolius x ‘Connie Greenfield’),
JBK 12-14-09 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. filifolius),
JBK 07-15-04 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. filifolius),
Front: JBK 06-25-01 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. tenuifolius x N. bulb. var. serotinus),
JBK 10-05-03 10Y-Y (N. bulb. var. filifolius x ‘Connie Greenfield’),
JBK 06-36A-05 10Y-Y (Ta-Julia 4/92 x ‘Treble Chance’).

If an ADS award was not mentioned, it means there were no entries in that class. I apologize that some of the photos were a little overexposed. Other show data are 251 entries by 8 exhibitors for a total of 514 stems. Bob Spotts won the Silver Ribbon with 47 blues.

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