ARS Plant Awards for 1984
Superior Plant Award
Award of Excellence
Olympic Peninsula Chapter
'Ginny Gee’ (R. keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x R. racemosum F19404) Compact plant 28" x 36" in 12 years. Flowers white with light pink blend, ¾" - 1" wide in multiple trusses or clusters of 30-40 flowers. Estimated quality rating 5/5.
'Golden Bee' (R. keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x R. semilunatum) Plant dwarf, 2'h x 3'w in 10 years. Flowers open funnel, less than 1½" diam., wavy edged, yellow. Current rating 5/3-4. Hybridizer, Warren Berg.
'Patty Bee' (R. keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x R. fletcherianum). Plant semi dwarf, leaves 1¾" x ½", dark green. Lax truss of 6 open funnel flowers 2" diam. x 1", color yellow. Hardy, sun and heat tolerant, easily propagated, floriferous, quality rating 5/4. Hybridizer, Warren Berg.
'King Bee' (R. yakushimanum x R. tsariense) Plant semi dwarf, 3'h x 2'w in 12 years. Leaves 2¼" x ¾". Flowers open funnel, 2¼" x 1½", 5 lobed, Red group 49D, fades to white, 43B spotting and 43D stripes. Truss 5" x 3" high dome shaped, 7-10 flowers. Hybridizer, Warren Berg.
'Big Red' ('Anna' x 'Loderi Pink Diamond') Hybridizer, Ethel Nielsen, Exhibitor, June Sinclair.
'Chief Chetzemoka' ('Ted Drake' x 'Full Moon') Hybridizer, Ted Drake, Exhibitor, Robert Zimmerman.
432-Z-2 ('Loderi' x 'Crest') x ('C.I.S.' x 'Crest') Hybridizer, Ted Drake, Exhibitor, Robert Zimmerman.
'Diane Lux' ('Elizabeth' x 'Unique') Hybridizer, Ted Drake, Exhibitor, Diane Lux.
D14B or 'Masquerade' ('Souvenir of W.C. Slocock' x 'Berry Rose') Hybridizer, Ted Drake, Exhibitor, Robert Zimmerman.
'Coquille' reinstated. Hybridizer, exhibitor, Howard Slonecker.