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Volume 45, Number 1
Winter 1991

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ARS Plant Awards 1990

Superior Plant Award
'Taurus' SPA, NW '90 ('The Hon. Jean Marie de Montague' x R. strigillosum) Hybridizer: Frank Mossman, M.D. Plant habit large and rigid, 5' wide by 5' high after 10 years. Foliage lanceolate, 7" x 2", yellow-green 137A (RHS-1966), non-indumented. Ball type truss of 16 funnel-campanulate flowers, 2" diam. x 3" long. Color: red 45B with few darker spots in upper petal. Heavier than average texture. Quality rating 5/5. Nominated for SPA by Portland Chapter.

Award of Excellence
Not Awarded

Conditional Award
'Estacada' (R. yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x R. arboreum) Hybridizer and Exhibitor: David W. Goheen. Plant habit somewhat spreading, open-compact 3' wide by 3' high after 10 years. Foliage narrowly elliptic, 5" long x 1" wide, almond green with thick grey-white indumentum. Conical type truss of 16-20 widely funnel-campanulate flowers, 1" diam. x 2" long. Color: Guardsman Red fading to Neyron Rose, (edges darker than middle). Average texture. Quality rating 5/4. Portland Chapter.

'Neato' (R. campanulatum x R. yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada') Hybridizer and Exhibitor: David W. Goheen. Plant habit rounded 3' wide x 4' high after 12 years. Foliage elliptical, 4" to 5" long x 1" to 2" wide, RHS 137A green with greyed orange 175C indumentum. Ball truss of 20 widely funnel-campanulate flowers, 2" diam. x 1" long. Color: red 51A fading to white with pink blush outside. Average texture. Quality rating 4/5. Portland Chapter.

'Amigo Two' ('Amigo' [R. aberconwayi x 'Witch Doctor'] x R. aberconwayi x R. elliottii 'War Paint') Hybridizer and Exhibitor: David W. Goheen. Plant habit rounded 3' wide by 4' high after 10 years. Foliage elliptical, 5" to 6" long x 1" wide, medium green, non-indumented. Conical truss of 18 to 20 deeply saucer shaped flowers, 3" to 3" diam. x 2" long. Color: RHS 57 B, Rose Bengal heavily spotted 53C. Heavier than average texture. Quality rating 5/4. Portland Chapter.

'Naselle' [('C.I.S.' x unnamed hybrid) x 'Lem's Cameo'] Hybridizer and Exhibitor: James A. Elliott. Plant habit broad and rounded, 6' wide by 4' high after 10 years. Foliage elliptic, 5" x 2", dark green, non-indumented. Large bell type truss of up to 14 openly funnel shaped flowers, 4" diam. x 2" long. Color: light turkey red edge shading to salmon center. Average texture. Quality rating 5/4. Portland Chapter.

'Queen Bee' (R. yakushimanum x R. tsariense) Hybridizer: Warren Berg. Owner: June Sinclair. Plant habit rounded and compact, 6' to 8' wide by 5' to 8' high after 21 years. Foliage elliptic, 3" long by 1" wide, medium green, with an orange-brown indumentum RHS 164A. Ball truss of 10 open funnel-campanulate flowers. Color: pink RHS 55D. Average texture. Quality rating 4/5. Olympic Peninsula Chapter.

Eligibility List
'Dave Goheen' (R. yakushimanum x R. calophytum) Hybridizer: Dr. David W. Goheen. Owner: Dr. Lansing W. Bulgin, Portland Chapter.

'Tabasco' [(R. yakushimanum x 'Noyo Chief) x 'Estacada'] Hybridizer and Exhibitor: David W. Goheen, Portland Chapter.

Clone #82-12B [Lem's #1 x ('C.I.S.' x 'Medusa')] Hybridizer and Exhibitor: Gordon Heyduck, Seattle Chapter.

Clone #1 ('Whitney Orange' x 'Skipper') Hybridizer: Walt Wilkes. Owner: Ray Weidert, Seattle Chapter.

Clone #Koi & 51288 ('Anna' x 'Purple Lace') Hybridizer and Exhibitor: Frank Fujioka, Seattle Chapter.

'Horizon Monarch' ('Nancy Evans' x 'Point Defiance') Hybridizer and Exhibitor: E.C. (Ned) Brockenbrough, M.D., Seattle Chapter.

Clone #29 ('Hotei' x 'Tropicana') Hybridizer: E.C. (Ned) Brockenbrough, M.D. Owner: Jeanine Smith, Seattle Chapter.

Clone #26 ('Hotei' x 'Tropicana') Hybridizer: E.C. (Ned) Brockenbrough, M.D. Owner: Jeanine Smith, Seattle Chapter.

'Anita Dunstan' ('Crest' x 'Hotei') Hybridizer: Walter Hill. Owner: Bruce Briggs, Seattle Chapter.

Un-numbered Clone of [('Hotei' x R. yakushimanum) x ('Whopper' x 'Lem's Cameo' "C")]) Hybridizer and Exhibitor: E.C. (Ned) Brockenbrough, M.D., Seattle Chapter.


Volume 45, Number 1
Winter 1991

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