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Volume 24, Number 4
October 1970

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Seattle Study Group
1970 Early Season Rhododendron Competition

Mrs. Thomas O'Brube, Chairman

The Portland, Tacoma and Seattle chapters were represented. Of a total of 79 classes, 73 were represented by entries. 389 cut trusses were entered by 35 exhibitors and 19 exhibitors brought 76 plants for the Early Competition.

R. racemosum R. 'Avalanche'
     Fig. 51.  R. racemosum, Awarded
     Nelson Challenge Trophy for the best
     species plant raised from seed by
     exhibitor.  Grown by Sam Conover.
     Photo by Dave Bledsoe
    Fig. 52.  R. 'Avalanche'. Awarded the
    Josephine Nelson Fortunei Award for
    the best truss or plant of a Fortunei
    Series or hybrid.  Awarded to C. E.
    Simons, Jr., M.D. 
    Photo by Dave Bledsoe

Trophies:

  1. Kingdon-Ward Memorial Award (p) for best truss, spray or plant of the Boothii, Glaucophyllum, Lepidotum and Uniflorum Series: Awarded to C. E. Simons, Jr.. M.D. for: R. megeratum
  2. The Rainier Mt. Alpine Gardens Trophy for best dwarf species plant. Awarded to: Mrs. John C. Hill for R. lepidotum var. elaeagnoides.
  3. Emma Atkinson McKeen Memorial Award (p) for best hybrid plant: Awarded to: E. C. Brockenbrough, M.D. for R. 'Etta Burrows'.
  4. Nelson Challenge Trophy (p) for best species plant raised from seed by exhibitor. Awarded to: Sam Conover for: R. racemosum.
  5. Pat Ballard Memorial Award (p) for best lepidote truss or spray: Awarded to: Cecil Smith for R. davidsonianum.
  6. The Seattle Study Group Mary and Ted Greig Appreciation Award (p) for a Neriiflorum series truss, or plant. Awarded to: Frank Doleshy for R. beanianum.
  7. The Josephine Nelson Fortunei Award (p) for best truss or plant of a Fortunei Series or hybrid. Awarded to: C. E. Simons, Jr., M.D. for R. 'Avalanche'.
  8. The Isabel and Lawrence Pierce Award (p) for best elepidote truss. Awarded to: Bernard Swenson for R. zeylanicum.

The Study Group Sweepstakes Trophy for highest total number of points in all numbered classes: Awarded to: C. E. Simons, Jr. M.D.


Volume 24, Number 4
October 1970

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