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Volume 25, Number 2
April 1971

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Annual Meeting-American Rhododendron Society
May 13-15,1971
Benjamin Franklin Hotel
Chestnut Street at Ninth, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Thursday, May 13  

5:00-8:30 p.m.

          Independence Room-Mezzanine Gallery  
     Directors' Dinner and Meeting 6:00 p.m.
          William Penn Room-Second Floor  
Friday, May 14  
     Registration 8:30 a.m.
          Independence Room-Mezzanine Gallery  
     Educational Sessions 9:00 a.m.
          Crystal Ballroom  
     Welcome to Philadelphia 9:00 a.m.
          Dr. Emerson Reed, President, Philadelphia Chapter  
     "Exbury Azaleas - From Seed, Cuttings and Stools" 9:15-9:45 a.m.
          Lawrence L. Carville, Rhode Island Nurseries,  
          Newport, Rhode Island  
     "Breeding Ornamental Kalmias-An Old Standby Shows its Colors" 9:45-10:15 a.m.

          Dr. Richard Jaynes, Associate Geneticist


          Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

          New Haven, Connecticut  
     Break 10:15-10:30 a.m.
     "The Effect of Microclimates in Plant Hardiness and Growth" 10:30-11:00 a.m.
          Alfred Fordham, Propagator, Arnold Arboretum  
          Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts  
     "Environmental Factors in Rhododendron Growth and Flowering" 11:00-11:30 a.m.
          Dr. Charles Hess, Director,  
          New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station,   
          Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey  

     "Rhododendrons and Some Other Ericaceae in Northern New England"

11:30-12:00 noon
               Dr. Radcliffe Pike, Lubec, Maine  
     Lunch   A list of hotel facilities and nearby restaurants will
                 be available.
12:00-1:30 p.m.
     "Landscape Uses for Rhododendrons" 1:30-2:00 p.m.
          John S. Kistler, Landscape Architect, West Chester, Penna.  
     "Companion Plants for Rhododendrons" 2:00-2:30 p.m.
          Gertrude Wister, Swarthmore, Penna.  
     Break 2:30-2:45 p.m.
     "Species for Eastern Gardens" 2:45-3:15 p.m.
     P. H. Brydon, National Editor, Salem, Oregon  
     "Hybridization in the Genus Rhododendron, with Particular Reference 3:15-3:45 p.m.
          to the Inheritance of Albino Flowers in R. dauricum"  
          Dr. Gustav A. L. Mehlquist, Professor of Plant Breeding  
          University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut  
     Break 3:45-4:00 p.m.
     Business Meeting, American, Rhododendron Society 4:00-4:45 p.m.
          Dr. Carl Phetteplace, President, Presiding  
     Pre-Dinner Reception-Cash Bar 6:15-7:00 p.m.
          Betsy Ross Suite-Mezzanine  
     Annual Banquet-Crystal Ballroom 7:00 p.m.
          President's Report-Dr. Carl Phetteplace  
          Honors Awards  
Saturday, May 15  
     Bus Tours 8:45-4:00 p.m.
          Box Lunches will be provided  
     TOUR 1: Arrington Garden and Nursery, Huntington Valley;
                     Indian Run Nursery, Robbinsville, New Jersey;
                     Princeton Chapter Display and Test Garden, Hun School;

                     Princeton Chapter Cut Truss Show, Princeton, New Jersey

     TOUR 2: Dr. Frank West's Garden, Narbeth
                     Wister's Garden, Swarthmore  
                     Tyler Arboretum plantings at Lima, Penna.  
     TOUR 3: Henny and Ballard Gardens, Chestnut Hill  

                     Martin Collection, Three Tuns

                     Charles Herbert garden, Valley Forge  
                     Return to Hotel through Valley Forge Park  
     Informal Reception 6:00-7:00 p.m.
          Courtesy, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for meeting  
          registrants remaining in Philadelphia Saturday night.  
          Reception held at Pennsylvania Horticultural Society  
          Headquarters-325 Walnut Street  
          No dinner is planned but excellent restaurants are available  
          near Hotel and Horticultural Society Headquarters.  

Volume 25, Number 2
April 1971

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