The A.R.S. Plant Awards - 1975
SUPERIOR PLANT AWARD
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
'Crater Lake', C. A.
(augustinii 'Barto Blue' x 'Blue Bird'). Hybridized and exhibited by Carl Phetteplace, Leaburg, Oregon. Flowers 8 cm., flat, saucer-shaped in trusses of three, usually 2-3 trusses in a group. Brilliant violet 10B 5/9. Plant upright in habit, 6' x 6' in 13 years. Blooms late May. E. L. 1971.
'Hallelujah', C. A.
('Kimberly', C. A. x 'Jean Marie de Montague'). Hybridized and exhibited by Harold E. Greer, Eugene, Oregon. Flowers 4" across, funnel campanulate, in a ball truss of 13. Tyrian Rose 7.5 RP 4/12. Plant of compact habit 4½' x 4½' in 1 5 years. Foliage deep green, 5" x 2½", narrowly obovate. Blooms in mid May. E. L. 1971.
'Yaku Angel', C. A.
(Selected form of R. yakushimanum). Exhibited by Harold E. Greer, Eugene, Oregon. Flowers white, campanulate, 2½" x 1½", in a ball shaped truss of 15. Plant compact, and spreading, 3' high by 4½' wide in 20 years. Foliage dark green with heavy tan indumentum. Blooms mid May. E. L. 1971.
'Clackamas', C. A. Azalea ('Klondyke' x 'Marion Merriman'). Hybridized and exhibited by H. J. Slonecker, Milwaukie, Oregon. Flowers 3½" to 4" across, widely funnel shaped with a ½" nearly closed basal tube, 10-12 in a ball shaped truss. Orange-red group 24-B with some pink diffusing and an orange flare on the upper petal. Plant medium compact and bushy, 4' x 4' in 16 years. Foliage light green with bronze flushing. Blooms late May. E. L. 1973. (See Color Photo)
'Guardian Fir', C. A.
('Albatross' x (discolor x 'Tally Ho')). Hybridized by Halfdan Lem. Raised and exhibited by Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Butler, Bothell, Washington. Flowers 4½"-5" in diameter, widely funnel-shaped, in a ball truss of 8-10. Pink (5R 8/6 to 2.5 R 8/5) with an orange throat. Plant open growing 8' x 8' in 20 years. Foliage medium green and narrowly oblong. Blooms mid to late June. E. L. 1971.
'Winterset', C. A.
(R. mucronulatum seedling). A.R.S. Seed Exchange 1966-84, contributed by Louis Grothaus, Portland, Oregon. Flowers 2¾" across in groups of 3-4, often 2-4 buds on a terminal. Widely funnel-shaped, pink (red group 55D) with green-yellow flare. Plant of upright habit, 5½' x 2½' in 9 years. Medium green elliptic foliage, semi-deciduous. Blooms late February. E. L. 1971.
ELIGIBILITY LIST Plant Chapter Originator Exhibitor 'Carl Phetteplace' ('Naomi var Pink Beauty' x fortune) Eugene Carl Phetteplace Mrs. Robert Guitteau (lutescens x mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink') Seattle Mrs. P J Maloney Mrs. Ray Granston 'New Hope' (yakushimanum x 'Kiev') Valley Forge Bovee & Mayo Rare Seed Co Charles Herbert 'Pikeland' (keiskei x campylogynum 'Tower Court') Valley Forge Charles Herbert Charles Herbert 'Powder Mill Run' (yakushimanum x Mars') Valley Forge Lew Bagoly Charles Herbert 'Lemon Rind' may be an advanced generation of R. arborescens x R. baker Valley Forge Seed c.w. by Joseph Gable Charles Herbert 'Yellow Spring' (keiskei x racemosum) Valley Forge Charles Herbert Charles Herbert 'Gay Princess' ('Atroflo' - open pollinated) Valley Forge Charles Herbert Charles Herbert 'Charlestown' (Dexter seedling) Valley Forge Charles Dexter Charles Herbert 'Display' (unknown parentage) Valley Forge Roy J. Kersey Mrs. Halsey Frederick, Jr. 'Misty Morn' (unknown x 'Purple Splendour') Valley Forge Mrs. Halsey Frederick, Jr. Mrs. Halsey Frederick, Jr. fortunei x unknown Valley Forge Roy J. Kersey Mrs. Halsey Frederick, Jr. 'Farewell Party' (diaprepes x) Valley Forge Roy J. Kersey Mrs. Halsey Frederick, Jr. 'Gay Hostess' (unknown parentage) Valley Forge Roy J. Kersey Mrs. Halsey Frederick, Jr. 'Whiteland' (racemosum x keiskei) Valley Forge Charles Herbert Charles Herbert 'Schamenek's Glow' (yakushimanum x smirnowii) Valley Forge John Schamenek Marie Tietjens 'Mount Misery' (racemosum x keiskei) Valley Forge Charles Herbert Charles Herbert 'Bonnie Brae' ('Scintillation' x 'Atriei') Valley Forge Charles Herbert Charles Herbert 'General Anthony Wayne' ('Scintillation' x 'Atriei') Valley Forge Charles Herbert Charles Herbert 'Gold Moon' ('Goldfort' x 'Full Moon') Valley Forge Lewis Bagoly Marie Tietjens