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Volume 51, Number 1
Winter 1997

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R. 'The Hon. Jean Marie de Montague' in Patterson garden
R. 'The Hon. Jean Marie de Montague' in Glen Patterson's West Vancouver garden, English Bay in background.
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Journal American
Rhododendron Society

Winter 1997
Vol. 51 No. 1


PUBLISHED QUARTERLY BY THE
AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY

  
Published quarterly by the AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY, P.O. Box 1380, Gloucester, VA 23061. Membership subscription to the American Rhododendron Society $25 a year. The Journal American Rhododendron Society is included as a benefit of membership. Copyright 1997 by the American Rhododendron Society. Permission to reprint any portion of this volume must be granted in writing by the Society.

Issue Contents
The Western North American Rhododendron Species Project
      by Rick Peterson
  Roan Mountain: Its Rhododendrons and Its Festivals
      by Homer Salley, Ed.D.
Flower Bud Formation Revisited
      by Mark P. Widrlechner
  LenDonwood Garden
      by Leonard O. Miller, D.D.S.
Tips for Beginners, Hybridizing Notes: Planting the Seed
      by Jim Barlup
  Cape Cod Chapter Develops Garden at Orleans
      by Phyllis Laking Hunt
Red Lepidotes
      by Pat Halligan
  Do You Know the Way to San Jose?
      by Diane Weissman
In Praise of Rhododendron lutescens
      by Felice Blake
  A Dream Called 'Lu Zhu'
      by Ray Talbot
ARS Welcomes Two New Chapters
      by Barbara R. Hall
  Vancouver '97 - Where East Meets West
      by Ray Talbot
ARS Plant Awards 1996
      by Elsie Watson
  From the President
      by Herbert A. Spady, M.D.
Announcement of Research Grant
      by Dr. Benjamin Hall
  Commentary: The Naming of Hybrids
      by Keith Adams / Robert A. Murray
All Season Weather Protection for Your Plants
      by Dr. Mark G. Konrad
  American Rhododendron Society Pollen Bank
      by Ron R. Rabideau
Bronze Medal Awards   ARS Plant Registry
In Memoriam: Frank Skerbeck, M.D.   In Memoriam: Joe Davis
In Memoriam: Sigrid Laxdall   In Memoriam: Harry Cyril Wright

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OFFICERS
President Eastern Vice President Western Vice President
HERBERT A. SPADY, M.D. H.C. "BUD" GEHNRICH JEANINE SMITH
Past President Treasurer Executive Director
A. RICHARD BROOKS GERALD E. NUTTER BARBARA R. HALL
  Editor  
  SONJA NELSON  
  
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
1997
JEAN BEAUDRY - BARBARA J. CAMPBELL - RICHARD CAVENDER - HAROLD E. GREER
WILBURN S. SMITH JR.
1998
LESLIE K.C. CLAY - LAURA KENTALA - RICHARD H. GUSTAFSON - EDWARD COLLINS
1999
FRED MINCH - BARBARA L GINGRAS - LEONARD O. MILLER, D.D.S. - JOAN SCHIFF
 
Technical Reviewers
FRANK L. DOLESHY, FRED GALLE, HAROLD E. GREER,
AUGUST KEHR, Ph.D., C. DAVID LEWIS, Ph.D.
GUSTAV MEHLQUIST, Ph.D., REGISTRAR JAY MURRAY,
HERBERT A. SPADY, M.D.
ROBERT TICKNOR, Ph.D., TED VAN VEEN, MARK WIDRLECHNER, Ph.D.
  
DISTRICTS REPRESENTED BY DIRECTORS
WITH CHAPTER PRESIDENTS
DISTRICT 1 DISTRICT 2 DISTRICT 3

Leslie K.C. Clay, District Director
Everett Jefferson, Alternate

COWICHAN VALLEY
Charlie Raymond
FRASER SOUTH
Bobby Ogdon
FRASER VALLEY
Yolanta Siwinski
MT. ARROWSMITH
Mary Parker
NANAIMO
Donna Porter
NORTH ISLAND
Robin Harrison
PEACE ARCH
Peter Knoepfel
VANCOUVER
Carolyn Finlay
VICTORIA
Joe Harvey

Laura Kentala, District Director
Charles H. "Chip" Muller, Alternate

CASCADE
Doug Crane
KOMO KULSHAN
Chester Haynes
PILCHUCK CHAPTER
Wayne McPherson
SEATTLE CHAPTER
Lynden Watts
WHIDBEY ISLAND
Don Lee

Fred Minch, District Director
Henry R. "Hank" Helm, Alternate

GRAYS HARBOR
Audrey Holmeide
JUAN DE FUCA
Dorothy Skerbeck
KITSAP
William O'Neill
LEWIS COUNTY
Marie Betts
OLYMPIA
Don Clark
OLYMPIC PENINSULA
James Middleton
PENINSULA
Mary Boatwright
SHELTON
Ross Tocher
TACOMA
E. White Smith

DISTRICT 4 DISTRICT 5 DISTRICT 6

Richard Cavender, District Director
Thompson E. Drake, Alternate

CORVALLIS
Ali Sarlak
EUGENE
Mike Hopewell
PORTLAND
Dave Collier
SIUSLAW
James Smith
SOUTHWESTERN OREGON
Jay O'Leary
TUALATIN VALLEY
MaBelle McCornack
WILLAMETTE
Jason Ashford

Barbara J. Campbell, District Director
Jerry L. Fickes, Alternate

CALIFORNIA
Paul Anderson
DE ANZA
Tom Wynn
EUREKA
Don Wallace
MONTEREY BAY
Tom Kelly
NOYO
Frank Collins
REDWOOD EMPIRE
Parker Smith
SO. CALIFORNIA
Linda Kranen

Barbara L. Gingras, District Director
Margaret (Peggy) Taylor, Alternate

CAPE COD
Phyllis Laking Hunt
CONNECTICUT
R. Steven Fratoni
MAINE
William Kautzmann
MASSACHUSETTS
Joe Parks
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT
Leo Sandmann

DISTRICT 7 DISTRICT 8 DISTRICT 9

Richard H. Gustafson, Ph.D., District Director
Dr. Alexander R. Fitzburgh, Alternate

NEW YORK
Albert J. Muller
PRINCETON
Robert Warren
TAPPAN ZEE
Allan Anderson

Wilburn S. Smith, Jr., District Director
Robert M. Wilkinson, Jr., Alternate

GREATER PHILADELPHIA
Howard Roberts
LEHIGH VALLEY
Bruce Keyser
PINE BARRENS
Marshall "Bud" Gressman
SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY
John P. Bartlett
VALLEY FORGE
Robert Stamper

Jean Beaudry, District Director
Sandra McDonald, Alternate

MASON DIXON
J. Russell Parsons
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
C. Ray Doggett
POTOMAC VALLEY
Donald W. Hyatt

DISTRICT 10 DISTRICT 11 DISTRICT 12

Edward D. Collins, District Director
Richard F. Clapp, Alternate

AZALEA
Avis Aronovitz
BIRMINGHAM
George Book
CHATTAHOOCHEE
Robert B. Greenleaf
PIEDMONT
Dr. Robert Means
SOUTHEASTERN
Edward W. Collins
TENNESSEE VALLEY
Rudolph A. Hoppe, M.D.
WILLIAM BARTRAM
Dr. R.H. Bowick

Leonard O. Miller, District Director
Susan Boatman, Alternate

ANN ARBOR
Robert A. Day
BLUEGRASS
Maynard Van Horn
GREAT LAKES
Harry Johnson
GREAT RIVERS
J. Patrick Tatum
MIDWEST
Roger Dunlap
OZARK
Keith G. Johansson

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Joan Schiff, District Director
Jack Looye, Alternate

RSC ATLANTIC
Owen Holland
RSC NIAGARA
Jackie Looye
RSC TORONTO
Joan Schiff

CHAPTERS AT LARGE  

Harold E. Greer, Director
John M. Hammond, Alternate

DANISH
Torben Stein
DUTCH
T. Huisman
J. D. HOOKER
Sri Keshab C. Pradham
SCOTTISH
Mervyn Kessell
NON CHAPTER

 


Volume 51, Number 1
Winter 1997

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