The Pannill Award of The American Daffodil Society

The Pannill Award Medal

The American Daffodil Society recognizes outstanding exhibition daffodils with the Wiliam G. Pannill Award. The award was first presented in 1997.

Award Criteria

Pannill Awards 1997 to Present

Bulb Sources for Pannill Award winners

Criteria for this award are:

  1. The William G. Pannill Award is given annually to an American hybridizer to recognize a named standard daffodil which has demonstrated winning show qualities for a minimum of 5 years following registration.
  2. Cultivar must have been awarded at least one ADS Gold or White Ribbon within the last 5 years.
  3. Must be regarded as generally “growable and showable” in a majority of the ADS regions.

Here is the list of Pannill Medal Awardees in a 8 ½” x 11″ printable format: Pannill Award Recipients

Here is the list of Pannill Medal Awardees in a 5 ½” x 8 ½” printable format: Pannill Award Recipients – small format

This award was first offered in 1997 and the following daffodils (Narcissus) have received the Pannill Award:

  1. ‘Gull’, 2 W-GWW, an all white large-cupped daffodil bred by Grant Mitsch, 1997 (Sources: 3)  See Photos and Information about ‘Gull’ in DaffSeek.
  2. Homestead’, 2 W-W, an all white large-cupped daffodil bred by William Pannill, 1998 (Sources: 7, 11) See Photos and Information about ‘Homestead’ in DaffSeek.
  3. Rapture’, 6 Y-Y, an all yellow cyclamineus hybrid daffodil, bred by Grant Mitsch, 1999 (Sources: 2, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13) See Photos and Information about ‘Rapture’ in DaffSeek.
  4. Pacific Rim’, 2 Y-YYR, a yellow large-cupped daffodil with red rim, bred by Grant Mitsch, 2000 (Sources: 5, 7, 11, 13) See Photos and Information about ‘Pacific Rim’ in DaffSeek.
  5. Geometrics’, 2 W-Y, a white and yellow large-cupped daffodil, bred by Sidney DuBose, 2001 (Sources: 3, 6, 9), See Photos and Information about ‘Geometrics’ in DaffSeek.
  6. Conestoga’, 2 W-GYO, a large-cupped daffodil with white perianth and a green-eyed yellow cup rimmed in orange, bred by William Bender, 2002 (Sources: 5, 7, 9) See Photos and Information about ‘Conestoga’ in DaffSeek.
  7. River Queen’, 2 W-W, a large-cupped daffodil with white perianth and a white cup, bred by William Pannill, 2003. (Sources: 4, 7, 9, 13) See Photos and Information about ‘River Queen’ in DaffSeek.
  8. POPS Legacy’, 1 W-Y, an early season white and yellow trumpet daffodil bred by William Bender, 2004. (Sources: 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13) See Photos and Information about ‘POPS Legacy’ in DaffSeek.
  9. La Paloma‘, 3 W-GYR, a mid season flower with a white perianth and a small yellow cup with a green eye and a red rim, bred by William Roese, 2005. (Sources: 6, 9) See Photos and Information about ‘La Paloma’ in DaffSeek.
  10. New Penny‘, 3 Y-Y, a small-cupped daffodil with yellow perianth and yellow cup, bred by William Pannill, 2006. (Sources: 3, 4, 6, 12) See Photos and Information about ‘New Penny’ in DaffSeek.
  11. Pink China’, 2 W-P an intermediate- sized white and pink large cup daffodil bred by Richard and Elise Havens, 2007. (Sources: 5) See Photos and Information about ‘Pink China’ in DaffSeek.
  12. Pink Silk’, 1 W-P, an early-midseason trumpet daffodil with a pink cup, bred by Richard and Elise Havens, 2008. (Sources: 2, 4, 12, 13) See Photos and Information about ‘Pink Silk’ in DaffSeek.
  13. Magic Lantern’, 1 Y-O, a midseason trumpet daffodil whose cup opens yellow and becomes buffish orange, bred by Richard and Elise Havens, 2009. (Source: 5)  See Photos and Information about ‘Magic Lantern’ in DaffSeek.
  14. Oregon Pioneer’, 2 Y-P, a midseason large-cupped daffodil whose cup opens lemon yellow and becomes intense pink on rim and inside and light pink on outside, bred by Richard and Elise Havens, 2010. (Source: 5) See Photos and Information about ‘Oregon Pioneer’ in DaffSeek.
  15. American Dream‘, 1 Y-P, a midseason trumpet daffodil whose cup is funnel shaped with a flared, ruffled rim, bred by Richard and Elise Havens, 2011. (Source: 5) See Photos and Information about ‘American Dream’ in DaffSeek.
  16. Miss Primm‘, 2 Y-Y, an early to midseason large-cupped daffodil with greenish yellow petals and whose cup is funnel shaped with a flared rim, bred by Ken Dorwin, 2012. (Source: 7,11) See Photos and Information about ‘Miss Primm’ in DaffSeek.
  17. Scarlet Tanager‘, 2 Y-R, a late season, intermediate size large-cupped daffodil with yellow petals and whose cup is bright orange-red bowl shaped with a bit of a notched rim, bred by Richard and Elise Havens, 2013. (Source: 5) See Photos and Information about ‘Scarlet Tanager’ in DaffSeek.
  18. Lemon Silk‘, 6YYW-W, an early to midseason large and well formed flower with pale lemon petals that sweep back, the unique characteristic of cyclamineus daffodils, bred by Grant Mitsch and Richard and Elise Havens, 2014. (Source: 4, 5) See Photos and Information about ‘Lemon Silk’ in DaffSeek.

Bulb Sources:

  1. McClure and Zimmerman, P.O. Box 368, Friesland, WI 53935-0368; www.mzbulb.com
  2. Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, 7900 Daffodil Lane, Gloucester, VA 23061; www.brentandbeckysbulbs.com
  3. David Burdick Daffodils & More, P.O. Box 495, Dalton, MA 01227; www.daffodilsandmore.com
  4. Ron Scamp Quality Daffodils, 14 Roscarrack Close, Falmouth, Cornwall TR114PJ,England; www.qualitydaffodils.co.uk
  5. Mitsch Daffodils, P.O. Box 218, Hubbard, OR 97032; www.mitschdaffodils.com
  6. Cherry Creek Daffodils, 21700 S.W. Chapman Rd., Sherwood, OR 97140-8608; www.cherrycreekdaffodils.com
  7. Ringhaddy Daffodils, 60 Ringhaddy Road, Killinchy, Co. Down BT23 6TU, Northern Ireland, UK; www.ringhaddy-daffodils.com
  8. Oakwood Daffodils, 2330 W. Bertrand Road, Niles, MI 49120;
  9. PHS, Attn. Jason Delaney, P.O. Box 6005, St. Louis, MO 63139-0005;
  10. COLORBLENDS, 747 Barnum Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06608; www.colorblends.com   www.daffodildepot.com
  11. Classic Daffodils, P.O. Box 1409, Pearcedale 3912, Victoria, Australia; www.classicdaffodils.com
  12. The Warren Estate, 9 Greengate Drive, Knaresborough, HG5 9EN, UK www.miniaturebulbs.co.uk
  13. Bramcote Bulbs, 105 Derby Road, Bramcote, Nottingham NG 2GZ, UK www.bramcotebulbs.com

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