Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee

Unknown pink cupped daffodil

August 19, 2018
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Categories: Daffodil Enthusiasts, Daffodil Types, General, Standards

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I’m going through my photos from very late spring (of very late-planted bulbs), posting some to Daffseek, and I came across this one that was labeled as ‘First Forma’.  The closest name on Daffseek is ‘First Formal’ and this looks nothing like it.  Does anyone have any suggestions?

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4 Responses to Unknown pink cupped daffodil

  1. Kathleen Simpson, West Virginia
    August 27, 2018 at 2:39 pm
    1. Where did you get it?  I had some from Scamp that looked a bit like that, but about half were definitely div 11.  We settled on an ID (there was a pink 11 in the storage bin next to it.)  If yours are from Scamp I can look it up for you.
  2. Jason Delaney, Missouri
    Jason Delaney, Missouri
    August 27, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Looks a bit like ‘Night Life’ to me.

     

  3. Richard and Elise Havens, Oregon
    August 27, 2018 at 7:22 pm

    I wonder if it could be ‘Pink Formal’. Jason, I agree this picture shows color much more similar to that of ‘Night Life’, but it is not unusual for color in pictures to vary considerably.

  4. Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee
    Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee
    August 31, 2018 at 8:58 am

    It did come from Ron Scamp in 2017.  I had it listed as a 3 W-YWP 1974 Throckmorton.  ‘First Formal’ matches that info on Daffseek, but this doesn’t look like ‘First Formal’.  It does look a lot like ‘Night Life’ so maybe that is it.  It’s not a split cup, just a very frilly cup.  Thanks!