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Volume 25, Number 4
October 1971

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American Rhododendron Society Plant Registry

APRICOT NECTAR: Cl. (dich-nerii-disc-'Fabia') x 'Jalisco'. Raised and introduced by Marshall Lyons, Eugene, Oregon, 1970. Habit compact. Leaves 6½" x 2½ ", pointed, oval. Flower color, edge scarlet, 19/2 fading to cadmium orange, 8/2, base oxblood red 00823/2, veins in center, orange. Flower shape, ball. Truss 14 flowers. Flowering Season, late May.
ARCTIC PEARL: Cl. Synonym, dauricum album. Small leaved evergreen. Raised by Warren Baldsiefen in 1960 and introduced by same in 1970. Plant size 2' high and 1½’ wide in 10 yrs. Habit upright. Leaves 1" long x ½" wide, elliptical. Flower color white. Flower shape open flat. Flower size 2" wide. Truss 3 to 5 florets. Flowering Season in late April. Hardiness, U. S. zone 5.
DOROTHY AMATEIS: Cl. 'America' x 'Purple Splendor'. Raised by Edmond Amateis in 1955, and introduced by Warren Baldsiefen in 1971. Plant size 5' x 6' in 10 yrs. Habit, mound, slightly open, wider than high. Leaves 5" long and 1½" wide, lanceolate-elliptical. Flower color doge purple. Flower shape open rounded. Flower size 3" florets and 6" truss. Truss candelabrum. Flowering season late May. Hardiness U. S. zone 6.
EXALTED RULER: Parentage unknown. Introduced by Marshall Lyons in 1971. Plant size 6'. Leaves 7½" x 2", pointed oval. Flower color, violet 36 to 36/2, blotch 10/30 maroon. Flower shape cone. Truss 20 flowers. Flowering season early June.
FRANCESCA: Cl. 'Britannia' x 202 (Dexter). Raised by Anthony Consolini in 1950 and introduced by Angelo Savella, Bald Hill Nurseries in 1960. Plant size 8-10'. Habit broad globe. Leaves 6½" x 7½" ovate, slightly incurved margin. Flower color carmine red (buds black red). Flower shape tubular campanulate. Flower size 2½ x 3½" diam. Truss 7-8" diam, 19 to 25 florets. Flowering season May to June. Hardiness, A.R.S., H-2.
GAYBLADE: 'Azma' x 'Mars'. Raised by A. 0. Wright, Milwaukie, Ore. in 1956 and introduced by Arthur R. Lindsley, Oregon City in 1968. Plant size 3½’in 10 yrs. Habit, good compact. Flower color gaudy pink. Flower shape dome. Truss 15-18 florets. Flowering season late May. Hardiness R. H. S. H+5.
GREEN GODDESS: 'Mrs. Lindsay Smith' x (fortunei - 'Fabia'), Raised and introduced by Marshall Lyons, Eugene, Oregon in 1971. Leaves 7½" x 3" long oval. Flower color chartreuse 663/2 green blotch. Flower shape flat. Flower size 12 flowers diam. ea. flower 3 ¾". Truss ball. Flowering season May.
HAPPY DAY: 'Lady Clementine Mitford' x 'Ladybird'. Raised and introduced by Marshall Lyons, Eugene, Oregon in 1971. Habit compact. Leaves 8" x 2¼" pointed oval. Flower color phlox pink 625/3. Flower shape partially tubular. Truss ball. Flowering season early May.
JACK LYONS: 'Borde Hill' x 'Rose Red'. Raised and introduced by Marshall Lyons, Eugene, Oregon in 1971. Habit compact. Leaves 7½" x 2½" pointed oval. Flower color crimson 824 to 822/2 to cardinal red. Flower shape campanulate. Flower size 13 florets in truss. Truss ball. Flowering season mid May.
KAY: 'Britannia' x 'Loderi King George'. Raised and introduced by Marshall Lyons, Eugene, Oregon in 1971. Habit medium. Leaves 6½" x 2¼" pointed oval. Flower color phlox pink 625/2 red spots. Flower shape campanulate. Flowering season Mid-May.
MADAME POMPIDOU: Parentage unknown. Raised and introduced by Kordus. Habit compact. Leaves dark green. Flower color salmon pink. Flower shape compact. Flower size giant. Truss 28 florets. Flowering season May.
MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER: Parentage unknown. Raised and introduced by Kordus. Habit, compact. Leaves dark green. Flower color vivacious pure pink. Flower shape compact. Truss up to 30 florets, Flowering season late May. Hardiness R. H. S. Al.
MAN OF WAR ('Britannia' - 'Loderi King George') x 'Leo'. Raised and introduced by Marshall Lyons, Eugene, Oregon in 1971. Habit vigorous. Leaves 10" x 4" pointed oval. Flower color rose red 724 dark spots. Flower shape campanulate. Flower size 15 flowers in truss. Truss conical. Flowering season in May.
MARSHALL LYONS: 'Ole Olson' x 'Loderi King George'. Raised and introduced by Marshall Lyons, Eugene, Oregon in 1971. Habit open. Leaves 6½" x 3" pointed oval. Flower color phlox pink 625/3 to 625/2 red spot. Flower shape open. Flowering season mid May.
MINI WHITE: Cl. maximum x chrysanthum. Raised and introduced by B. C. Potter. Plant size dwarf. Habit compact. Leaves 4" x 1½" ovate lanceolate dark green. Flower color pure white. Flower shape funnel campanulate. Flower size 1¾" wide, 2" long. Truss 15 florets, 5" wide 4¼" high. Flowering season late May. Hardy at Point Ewen, New York.
PROF. LOUIS AMATEIS: Cl. 'Everestianum' x 'Van Nes Sensation'. Raised by Edmond Amateis in 1955 and introduced by Warren Baldsiefen in 1970. Plant. size 3' x 3' after 10 yrs. Leaves ovate 5" long 2" wide. Flower color dawn pink. Flower shape open bell. Flower size 3½" wide. Truss 6" wide and 5" high. Flowering season late May. Hardiness U.S. zone 5.
RED MILL: 'Fusilier' x 'Ruddy'. Raised by Marshall Lyons in 1950 and introduced by same in 1971. Plant size 5' to 8'. Habit compact. Leaves 6" x 1½". Flower color currant red. R. H. S. 821/2. Flower shape ball. Truss 16 flowers. Flowering season, June.
SERENDIPITY: Cl.  yakushimanum x chrysanthum. Raised and introduced by B. C. Potter. Plant size dwarf. Habit compact spreading. Leaves obovate oblanceolate 2¾" long 1¼" wide dark green. Flower color R. H. S. 4 D Primrose Yellow. H.C.C. Green 601/3. Flower shape widely funnel campanulate. Flower size 2½" wide 1½" long. Truss 4½" x 3½". 9-10 florets. Flowering season mid-May. Hardy at Point Ewen, New York.
TIFFANY: Cl. 'Anna Baldsiefen' x keiskei. Raised by Warren Baldsiefen in 1960 and introduced by same in 1970. Plant size 2½ wide and 1½ high after 10 years. Leaves 2" long by 1" wide, lanceolate. Flower color pink almost bicolor. Flower shape star shaped reflexed. Flower size 1¼" wide by 1" deep. Truss 3 to 7 florets. Flowering season early May. Hardiness U. S. zone 6.


Volume 25, Number 4
October 1971

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