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Volume 51, Number 1
Winter 1997

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ARS Plant Awards 1996
Elsie Watson
Chairman, Plant Awards Committee
Kirkland, Washington

SUPERIOR PLANT AWARD
(No nominations)

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
(No nominations)

CONDITIONAL AWARD:
'Windsong' (Seattle Chapter). ['Nancy Evans' x ('Mrs. Betty Robertson' x 'Fred Rose')]. Hybridizer and exhibitor: Jim Barlup. An upright and spreading plant, 3 feet high and 3 feet wide in five years. Foliage oblong, moderate olive green (147A) 1 inches wide and 4 inches in length. Ball truss of 17 openly funnel-shaped flowers. Corolla 3 inches in diameter and 2 inches in length, light greenish yellow (1C) color throughout. Heavier than average texture. Quality rating 5/5.

R. 'Windsong'
R. 'Windsong'

ELIGIBILITY LIST:
'Mindy's Love'  (Seattle Chapter). ('Nancy Evans' x 'Lionel's Triumph'). Hybridizer and exhibitor: Jim Barlup.
'Dorothy Winberg'  [('Pineapple Delight' x 'Purple Lace') x ('Mrs. Davies Evans' x 'Purple Splendour')]. Hybridizer and exhibitor: John Winberg.
R. cumberlandense 'Sunlight'  (Massachusetts Chapter). Seed WC by O. Holsomback. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
R. sanctum 'Zeke'  Seed WC D.G. Leach and S. Hirao (BIF 6709) ARS Seed Exchange lot 67-197. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
R. nakaharai 'Mount Seven Star'  Seed WC on Mt. Seven Star, 800m. Taiwan (1969) by C.S. Kuo, Tai Da University, Taipei, Taiwan. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
R. yakushimanum 'Wild Wealth'  Seed WC near Hana-no-Yego, Mt. Miya-no-Ura, Yakushima. Received from Dr. Tsuneshige Rokujo. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
R. makinoi Lydia Richards'  ARS Seed Exchange lot number 67-182 (from Japan). Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
'Marydel'  (R. atlanticum x R. periclymenoides). A clone collected from a wild, nearly stable genetically natural hybrid population, Pierson's Corner, DE. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.


Volume 51, Number 1
Winter 1997

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