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Volume 12, Number 3
July 1958

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New York, New Jersey Chapter A.R.S. Show
Held at the New York Botanic Garden on May 24, 1958
Gerald K. and Edythe G. Griffin, Co-chairmen

Dexter Hybrids. Pale shades.
First Un-named Dexter Mr. Henry Fuller
Second Wheatley (HP-2) Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Third Un-named Dexter Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Dexter Hybrids. Darker shades.
First 'Scintillation' (NY 67) Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Second 'Ross' Mrs. Henry Ross
Third Un-named Dexter Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Fortunei Hybrids. Any Color. Dexter hybrids excluded. Species of fortunei included.
First 'Mme. Fr. J. Chauvin' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Second Un-named Fortunei Hybrid Mrs. G. K. Griffin
Third 46-6 Mr. Arthur Mainzer
Griffithianum Hybrids. Dexter Hybrids excluded.
First 'Snow Queen' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Second 'Mother of Pearl' Mr. G. K. Griffin
Third 'Van Nes Sensation' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
R. 'Cynthia.'
First   Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Second   Mr. B. Pecherer
Third   Mr. Arthur Mainzer
Ponticum Series Hybrids. Pale shades.
First 'Catabax' Mr. E. Vohringer
Second 'White Swan' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Third 'Sappho' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Ponticum Series. Darker Shades. Species included.
First 'Goldsworth Yellow' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Second 'Roseum Elegans' Mr. Roland de Wilde, Jr.
Ponticum Series. Hybrids. Deep shades. Red, maroon, deep purple. Species included.
First 'Jean Marie de Montague' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Second 'Lady Bligh' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Third 'Blue Peter' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Sub-series Campylocarpum Hybrids. Any color.  
First 'China' Mr. Arthur Mainzer
Second 'Mrs. Betty Robertson' Mr. E. Vohringer
Third 'Unique' Mr. E. Vohringer
Griersonianum Hybrids.
First 'Vulcan' Mr. B. Pecherer
Second 'Vulcan' Dr. Jacob Finkelstein
Spray of evergreen azalea. Any color.
First Arenci hybrid X mucronulatum Mr. E. Vohringer
Second 'Louise Gable' Mrs. John F. Knippenberg
Third 'James Gable' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Spray of deciduous azalea. Any color.
First 'Reichenbach' Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Second 'Gumbleton' Mr. A. R. Goldsby
Third 'Leomonora' Mrs. John F. Knippenberg
New rhododendron seedling raised by exhibitor. Light color.
First 'C.O.D.' X croceum Mr. Nathaniel Hess
Second catawbiense rubrum X 'Elizabeth' Mr. E. Amateis
Third smirnowii X fortunei Mr. E. Amateis
New rhododendron seedling raised by exhibitor. Dark color.
First catawbiense rubrum X 'Elizabeth' Mr. E. Amateis
Second Un-named seedling Mr. C. Luenenschloss
Third 'A. Lincoln' X 'G. A. Sims' Mr. E. Amateis
Any rhododendron not included in the above classes.
First 'Lincoln's Late Red' Mr. Peter J. LoTruglio
Second Unknown seedling Mr. G. K. Griffin
Best truss in show. Gold Ribbon given to:  
'Cynthia' Mr. Nathaniel Hess  

        A Special Award was given to the New York Botanic Garden for their outstanding exhibit of rhododendrons and azaleas. An added attraction in our show was a "Conversation Table." This was a noncompetitive exhibit for trusses and sprays of general interest, including varieties grown under glass and other varieties which were nearly out of season but were no longer suitable for competition.


Volume 12, Number 3
July 1958

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