Logo for the Journal American Rhododendron Society

Journal American Rhododendron Society

Current Editor:
Dr. Glen Jamieson ars.editor@gmail.com


Volume 52, Number 1
Winter 1998

DLA Ejournal Home | JARS Home | Table of Contents for this issue | Search JARS and other ejournals

ARS Plant Awards - 1997
Elsie Watson
Plant Awards Chairman
Kirkland, Washington

SUPERIOR PLANT AWARD
(No nominations)

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
(No nominations)

CONDITIONAL AWARD
'Mindy's Love'
('Nancy Evans' x 'Lionel's Triumph') Hybridizer and Exhibitor: Jim Barlup. A moderately branched plant, 3 feet wide and 3 feet high in 6 years. Foliage obovate, 5 inches in length and 2 inches in width. Shade of green, top 147A, reverse 146B. Dome-shaped truss with 21 open funnel-shaped flowers 3 inches in diameter and 2 inches in length, with a calyx. Soft yellow 13D, faint red streaks 53B. Quality rating 4/4.

'Silk Ribbon'
('Anita Dunstan' x 'One Thousand Butterflies') Hybridizer and Exhibitor: Jim Barlup. A dense, very floriferous plant, 4 feet wide and 4 feet high in 12 years. Foliage elliptic, glossy olive green (147A) length 4 inches, width 1 inches. Ball-shaped truss with 24 open funnel-shaped flowers 2.2 inches diameter, 1.6 inches length, with calyx 1.2 inches. Pale orange yellow 159B edged deep purplish pink 55A. Dark red star in throat, reverse 55A, calyx same. Quality rating 4/5.

'Invitation'
('Anita Dunstan' x 'Lem's Cameo') Hybridizer and Exhibitor: Jim Barlup. A dense, floriferous plant 3 feet wide and 4 feet high in 10 years. Foliage narrowly elliptic, olive green 147A, width 1 inch, length 4 inches. Ball-shaped truss with 20 open funnel-shaped flowers with 1 inch calyx. Pale greenish yellow 10D. Red accents in throat, tinged pink on reverse. Calyx red, 51A to pale yellow 10B. Quality rating 4/5.


Volume 52, Number 1
Winter 1998

DLA Ejournal Home | JARS Home | Table of Contents for this issue | Search JARS and other ejournals