ARS Plant Awards - 1997
Plant Awards Chairman
SUPERIOR PLANT AWARD
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
('Nancy Evans' x 'Lionel's Triumph') Hybridizer and Exhibitor: Jim Barlup. A moderately branched plant, 3½ feet wide and 3½ feet high in 6 years. Foliage obovate, 5½ inches in length and 2½ inches in width. Shade of green, top 147A, reverse 146B. Dome-shaped truss with 21 open funnel-shaped flowers 3½ inches in diameter and 2¾ inches in length, with a calyx. Soft yellow 13D, faint red streaks 53B. Quality rating 4/4.
('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 1½ 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.
('Anita Dunstan' x 'Lem's Cameo') Hybridizer and Exhibitor: Jim Barlup. A dense, floriferous plant 3½ feet wide and 4 feet high in 10 years. Foliage narrowly elliptic, olive green 147A, width 1 inch, length 4¼ inches. Ball-shaped truss with 20 open funnel-shaped flowers with 1 ½ 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.