Peter Ramsay Receives International Award!

It gives us great pleasure to learn that long-time NDSNZ member Peter Ramsay was awarded with the prestigious Peter Barr Memorial Cup by the Royal Horticultural Society in London.

Ramsay receives Peter Barr Cup

The Royal Horticultural Society awards The Peter Barr Memorial Cup to a person who, in their opinion, "has done good work of some kind on behalf of the daffodil."

The official citation read as follows:

Dr Peter Ramsay for the contribution he has made to the advancement and enjoyment of daffodils; as a hybridizer, (over 102 daffodils raised), exhibitor and writer as editor of the New Zealand Daffodil Annual; in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the work of the National Daffodil Society of New Zealand and by his many visits to overseas shows and active participation in World Daffodil Conventions. Peter was awarded the Queen's Service Medal in the 2007 and the Gold Medal of the American Daffodil Society in 2008 for his services to the daffodil

Well Done Peter!