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Volume 60, Number 3
Summer 2006

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Journal American
Rhododendron Society

Summer 2006
Vol. 60 No. 3


PUBLISHED QUARTERLY BY THE
AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY

  
Published quarterly by the AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY, P.O. Box 525, Niagara Falls, NY 14304-0525. Membership subscription to the American Rhododendron Society $35 a year. The Journal American Rhododendron Society is included as a benefit of membership. Copyright 2006 by the American Rhododendron Society. Permission to reprint any portion of this volume must be granted in writing by the Society.


Issue Contents
Rhododendron Hunting on the Top of Europe
      by Ole Jonny Larsen
  The Gardens of Ardkinglas Estate: An Historical Perspective, Part I
      by John M. Hammond
'Janet Blair' and Her Children
      by Dennis Mac Mullan
  Scandinavia 2003
      by John Weagle
Physiological Factors Controlling Growth of Rhododendron Species
      by Carole Saravitz

Garden Record Keeping, Part III, Beyond Plant Tags: The Garden Atlas
      by Noel Berkeley
It's Your Money: Using Better Lighting to Grow Rhododendrons
      by E. White Smith
  Tips for Beginners: The Advantage of Watering Seeds and Plants from Below
      by Mark Konrad
From The President
      by Len Miller
  From the Executive Director
      by Laura Grant
Let's Talk Hybridizing: Why Our Best Hybrids Tend To Turn Up in Other People's Gardens
      by Howard Roberts
  'Meow Frivers' Deciphered
      by Sandra McDonald
Landscaping with Rhododendrons
      by Peter Kendall
The Ericaceae of the Pacific Northwest, Part II
      by Wilbur L. Bluhm
  Commentary: Dr. Clement Bowers'
Letter

      by Paul Rogers
Research Review: Rhododendron Taxonomy   A Color Glossary: Bristles
      by Eleanor Philp
Gold Medal Award: Sandra McDonald   Silver Medal Award: Joseph Parks
Gold Medal Award: Kenneth Cox   Loder Rhododendron Cup: Jay Murray
Bronze Medal Awards   A.R.S. Plant Registry
ARS Western Regional Fall Conference: Rhododendrons Around the World   ARS 2006 Grant Awards
      by Bill Mangels
In Memoriam: Hamish Gunn
      by John M. Hammond
  In Memoriam: Frank J. Alderton
      by Bob Dickhout
    In Memoriam: Dr. Gordon Finley
      by Chris Klapwijk

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OFFICERS
President Eastern Vice President Western Vice President
LEONARD O. MILLER, D.D.S. TED STECKI FRED WHITNEY
Past President Treasurer Executive Director
MIKE STEWART BILL MANGELS LAURA GRANT
Secretary Webmaster Editor
JUNE WALSH BOB WEISSMAN SONJA NELSON
  
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
2007
HARRY WRIGHT - BRUCE FELLER - DON SMART - KEN GORING
2008
DON POWELL, - BARBARA GINGRAS - JOHN HEINZE - PETER NEUBAUER
2009
ANN GROSS, - PAUL ANDERSON - KARL BERNADY
KENNETH MCDONALD, JR.
 
Technical Reviewers
KENNETH N.E. COX, HAROLD E. GREER, STEVE HOOTMAN,
G. DAVID LEWIS, Ph.D., ERIK T. NILSEN, Ph.D., REGISTRAR JAY MURRAY,
HERBERT A. SPADY, M.D., ROBERT TICKNOR, Ph.D., TED VAN VEEN,
DONALD H. VOSS, MARK WIDRLECHNER, Ph.D.
  
DISTRICTS REPRESENTED BY DIRECTORS
WITH CHAPTER PRESIDENTS
DISTRICT 1 DISTRICT 2 DISTRICT 3

Harry Wright, District Director
Ron Knight, Alternate

COWICHAN VALLEY CHAPTER
Ingeborg Woodsworth
FRASER SOUTH CHAPTER
Dalen Bayes
FRASER VALLEY CHAPTER
John Gardner
MT. ARROWSMITH CHAPTER
Ron McMaster
NANAIMO CHAPTER
Allen McRae
NORTH ISLAND CHAPTER
Paul Wurz
PEACE ARCH CHAPTER
Sandra Bryson
VANCOUVER
Louis Peterson
VICTORIA
Bill McMillan

Don Smart, District Director
Bill Stipe, Alternate

CASCADE CHAPTER
Don Smart
KOMO KULSHAN CHAPTER
Carol Torset
PILCHUCK CHAPTER
Jerry Rock
SEATTLE CHAPTER
Chip Muller
WHIDBEY ISLAND CHAPTER
Bette Kohlenberger

Don Powell, District Director
Dan Meier, Alternate

JUAN DE FUCA
Carolyn Beard
KITSAP
John Bullivant
LEWIS COUNTY
Joanne Campbell
OLYMPIA
Jennifer Stevens
OLYMPIC PENINSULA
Paul C. Anderson
PENINSULA
Steve Johnson
SHELTON
Jeanne Kinney
TACOMA
Julie & Bill Miller

DISTRICT 4 DISTRICT 5 DISTRICT 6

Anne Gross, District Director
Rich Aaring, Alternate

EUGENE
Jack Olson
PORTLAND
Kathy Van Veen
SIUSLAW
Everett Hall
SOUTHWESTERN OREGON
Bob MacIntyre
TUALATIN VALLEY
Ginny Mapes
WILLAMETTE
Wallace Reed

Dr. Paul Anderson, District Director
Tim Walsh, Alternate

CALIFORNIA
Dr. Paul Anderson
DE ANZA
Erika Enos
EUREKA
Paula Trinoskey
HAWAII
Sherla Bertelmann
MONTEREY BAY
Tom Kelly
NOYO
Philip & Lucy Johnson
SO. CALIFORNIA
Fred Renick

Barbara Gingras, District Director
Sally Perkins, Alternate

CAPE COD
Connie LeClair
CONNECTICUT
John Murphy
MAINE
Jerry Goodall
MASSACHUSETTS
George Silverman

DISTRICT 7 DISTRICT 8 DISTRICT 9

Bruce Feller, District Director
Hank Schannen, Alternate

NEW YORK
Bruce Feller
PRINCETON
Peg Van Patton
TAPPAN ZEE
Gus Cerini

Karel Bernady, District Director
Harold Sweetman, Alternate

GREATER PHILADELPHIA
Michael Mills
LEHIGH VALLEY
Mike Zaia
PINE BARRENS
Ted Stecki
SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY
Bill Hersh
VALLEY FORGE
Robert Smetana

Kenneth McDonald, Jr., District Director
Ann Mangels, Alternate

MASON DIXON
Bill Meyers
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
Sybil Przupek
POTOMAC VALLEY
Jon Wallenmeyer

DISTRICT 10 DISTRICT 11 DISTRICT 12

Ken Goring, District Director
Joe Coleman, Alternate

AZALEA
Matt Kinzer
BIRMINGHAM
George Book
CHATTAHOOCHEE
Robert Greenleaf
PIEDMONT
Don Blankenship
SOUTHEASTERN
William Klippel
TENNESSEE VALLEY
Hale Booth
WILLIAM BARTRAM
Glenn O'Sheal

John Heinze, District Director
Marty Anderson, Alternate

ANN ARBOR
Bonnie Ion
GREAT LAKES
Dr. Mark Konrad
MIDWEST
John Migas
OZARK CHAPTER
Keith G. Johansson

THE RHODODENDRON SOCIETY OF CANADA
Peter Neubauer, District Director
Rich Birkett, Alternate

RSC ATLANTIC REGION
Penny Gael
RSC NIAGARA REGION
Sondra Meis
RSC TORONTO REGION
Lynne Melnyk

CHAPTERS AT LARGE  

vacant, Director
Garth Wedemire, Alternate

DANISH
Jesper Holck Anderson
DUTCH
A.A.T. de Schepper
J. D. HOOKER
Sri Keshab C. Pradham
SCOTTISH
David Stark
SWEDISH
Anders Falkstig
NON CHAPTER




Volume 60, Number 3
Summer 2006

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