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Volume 56, Number 4
Fall 2002

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Tips for Beginners: Fall and Winter Interest
Compiled by the Valley Forge Chapter and published in its January/February 2002 newsletter.

Evergreen Azaleas
(Only red- and pink-flowering ones seem to have interesting fall foliage, in the red to russet range)
Foliage and Other Characteristics   Foliage and Other Characteristics
'Louise Gable' mostly red Deciduous Azaleas  
'Balsaminaeflorum' mostly red R. reticulatum red-tinged mahogany
'Guy Yerkes' bright red/mahogany R. vaseyi red
'Pride-of-Planting-Fields' bright red/mahogany R. viscosum red
'Gold Piece'* bright red/mahogany R. luteum 'Golden Comet' red
'Stewartstonian' bright red/mahogany    
'Lullaby' bright red/mahogany Rhododendrons  
'Nocturne' russet color, stands out in garden R. mucronulatum 'Mahogany Red'* bright shades of red with yellow
'Hershey's Red'* russet color, stands out in garden R. minus orange-bronze
'Martha Hitchcock' russet color, stands out in garden 'Ethel Mae' orange-red
'Diamant Rosa'* (syn. 'Pink Diamond') russet with some yellow 'Ginny Gee' bronze-green leaves and rust-colored buds
'Lilac Crest'* bright russet 'Cupcake' dark green leaves all winter
'Wintergreen'
(groundcover)
rich mahogany 'Crete' dark green leaves all winter
'Lady-locks' crimson leaves R. hyperythrum dark green leaves all winter
'Flame Creeper' green-red leaves R. degronianum ssp. yakushimanum
(some)
dark green leaves all winter
R. kiusianum green-red leaves
'Everest' mixture of green and yellow leaves    
'Dream' (Glenn Dale) orange-red    
'Betty Layman' more red than orange    
*Name is unregistered.


Volume 56, Number 4
Fall 2002

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