Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio

Help with ID, please?

April 15, 2019
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Categories: Daffodil Types, Intermediates

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Friends, my records show that I bought this cultivar in 1992 at the Ameriflora expo in Columbus, as ‘Tamar Fire’.  It should be a double, but as you can see, it’s not.  It’s a lovely intermediate-sized cultivar, about 72mm diameter, and deserves a name.  It’s not a good grower, as I only got about 6 blooms this year.  It’s obviously old, and likely from Holland.  Any suggestions for a name?

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8 Responses to Help with ID, please?

  1. Larry Force, Mississippi
    Larry Force, Mississippi
    April 15, 2019 at 6:08 pm

    Could it be Bantam 2y-y00

  2. Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio
    Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio
    April 15, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    Thanks for the suggestion, Larry, but the photos of ‘Bantam’ in Daffseek seem to me to have flatter cups.

  3. Malcolm Wheeler, New Zealand
    Malcolm Wheeler, New Zealand
    April 15, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    definitely not Bantam, more like Entente

  4. Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio
    Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio
    April 16, 2019 at 6:46 am

    Thanks, Malcolm.  Yes it does look like it,  but ‘Entente’ is listed with a diameter of 110mm, much bigger than my flower.  Also, I got this in 1992, and ‘Entente’ wasn’t registered until 1996.  Any other suggestions?

  5. Ian Tyler, England
    April 16, 2019 at 8:24 am

    Mary Lou,
    How does N. Aberfoyle fit your flower I notice on daffseek
    one picture has a small rim?
    Ian

  6. Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio
    Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio
    April 16, 2019 at 3:03 pm

    Thanks, Ian.  But I doubt that’s what I have.  I got it in 1992 and it wasn’t registered until 1994.  Also, Aberfoyle is a larger flower.  Any other suggestions?

    Mary Lou

  7. Brian Duncan, Northern Ireland
    Brian Duncan, Northern Ireland
    April 17, 2019 at 5:43 am

    It looks like ‘State Express’ – but it is an excellent grower.

  8. Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio
    Mary Lou Gripshover, Ohio
    April 17, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Thanks, Brian.  I could hardly get by with exhibiting ‘State Express’ as an Intermediate, could I?  🙂

    But thanks for the suggestion.