Demetra

Daphnis

$90.00

Clear

Demetra. Daphnis. Circa 1986. Advanced generation lutea hybrid.  Seedling #: (D-19).  Parentage:   L-26 x J39 (Shin-tenchi). Double golden flowers on strong stems held well above the foliage. Petals are rimmed with red. Named after the Greek goddess of the earth. No fertility.  A truely beautiful cultivar that has a long bloom period due to later stems producing flowers at different times.   Foliage is deep green, wide and often has a glossy appearance.  Ships in late September to mid October.  Note: ‘Demetra’ was heavily distributed throughout the world as ‘Golden Mandrin’, which is registered as a single gold flower. Nearly all sources selling ‘Golden Mandrin’ are likely selling ‘Demetra’.  Most garden with plants label ‘Golden Mandarin’ are actually ‘Demetra’.

Color: Blends-Patterns, Yellow
FLOWER CHARACTERISTICS: Semi-double
SPECIALTY: Rare