Plant Awards 1982
Superior Plant Award
Award of Excellence
Great Lakes Chapter:
'Party Pink' ('Mrs. Furnival' x R. catawbiense var. album #61-1) hybridized by David Leach. Upright plant with oblong shaped leaves, 100-150mm x 60-70mm, medium green. Truss, ball shape, 8-15 flowers open trumpet shape, 65mm diam. x 65mm length, light purplish pink. Quality rating 5/5. Made an excellent showing after last winter's minus 17 degree weather.
'Lodestar' (R. catawbiense var. album x 'Belle Heller') hybridized by David Leach. Plant 52" h x 60" w in 9 years. Foliage, medium olive green, 155mm x 50mm. Truss, ball shape, 10-23 flowers of pale purplish pink, open funnel form 70mm x 65mm. Rated 5/4. Extremely hardy over 6 years in Wooster, Ohio Test Garden.
Great Lakes Chapter:
'Cyprus' ('Mrs. Furnival' x R. catawbiense var. album). Plant 50" h x 60" w in 12 years. Foliage medium green, ball truss of 8-14 open bell shape flowers, white with dark red blotch. Quality rating 4/4.
'Swansdown' (R. catawbiense var. album x 'Belle Heller'). Hybridizer, David Leach. Plant 62" h x 70" w in 10 years. Leaves: elliptic, 155 mm x 65 mm, medium olive green. Ball shaped truss of 16-14 open funnel shaped flowers, 90 mm diam. x 70 mm length, opening pale purplish pink fading to white. Rated 4/5.
'Calapooya' ('Hugh Wormald' x 'Marion Merriman'). Hybridized by Howard Slonecker. Plant upright open habit, 8' h x 5' w in 20 years. Elliptic leaves 2¾" x 1½", light green, slightly bronzed. Ball truss of 7-11 widely funnel shaped flat faced flowers, 4" diam. x 1½" length, color, yellow orange group 19B fading to 27D, 24B on upper petals. Rated 4/4.
'Wallowa Red' New Zealand hybrid of unknown parentage. J.S. Yeates hybridizer. Howard Slonecker exhibitor. Plant 6' h x 4' w in 14 yrs. Leaves elliptic, light green, some bronzing. Ball truss, 10-11 widely funnel shaped flowers in the 46A red group RHS color chart.
'Ginny Gee' (R. keiskei x R. racemosum). Hybridizer, Warren Berg. Plant 2' x 2½' wide in 12 years, dwarf habit. Leaves: elliptic, 1¾" x ¾", green 137B. Ball trusses of 5 flowers, multiple terminal trusses, up to 25 flowers. Flowers open funnel, ¾-1" diam. x ½-1" long. Color: white with red group 55D RHS color chart. Rated 5/5.
'Patty Bee' (R. keiskei x R. fletcherianum). Hybrid by Warren Berg. Plant 15½" h x 30" w in 11 years, dwarf habit. Leaves 1½" x ¾", elliptic, green 137B. Flowers, yellow 2C, 2" diam. x 1" length, open funnel shape. Ball shape flat topped truss. Quality rating 5/5.
(Late arrival...nomination for CA received Sept. 17, '82)
'Jan Bee' ('Captain Jack' x R. kingianum). Hybridizer, Warren Berg. Upright plant 5' h x 4' w in 15 years. Foliage narrowly elliptic, 5" x 1½-1¾" w., green 147A. Truss, ball shape, 18-20 flowers, tubular funnel shape, 1½" diam x 2" length, red group 45A spotted 53A, heavier than average texture. Rated 4+/5
|(Plant identification)||(Hybridizer)||(Exhibitor or
|Great Lakes Chapter|
|'Maytime'||David Leach||Secrest Arboretum|
|New York Chapter|
|'Dorothy Knippenberg'||Nathaniel Hess||Nathaniel Hess|
|'Margalit'||Nathaniel Hess||Nathaniel Hess|
|'Lavana'||Nathaniel Hess||Nathaniel Hess|
|'Tami'||Nathaniel Hess||Nathaniel Hess|
|'Mrs. Howard Phipps'||Howard Phipps||Phipps Estate|
|Phipps #95(ARS)||Howard Phipps||Phipps Estate|
|Phipps #94(ARS)||Howard Phipps||Phipps Estate|
|Phipps #91(ARS)||Howard Phipps||Phipps Estate|
|Phipps #47(ARS)||Howard Phipps||Phipps Estate|
|Phipps #86(ARS)||Howard Phipps||Phipps Estate|
|'Marzo'||David Goheen||David Goheen|
|'Neato'||David Goheen||David Goheen|
|'Santiam'||David Goheen||David Goheen|
|'King Bee'||Warren Berg||Warren Berg|