Rhododendron Varieties Named by Rudolph Henny
The following list was compiled from the names appearing in American Rhododendron Society publications. Column 3 indicates the first date of publication, in the Bulletin, as indicated by month and year, or in "Rhododendrons 1956," indicated by R56. The variety names first published in July 1963, and those "to be published" were submitted by Mrs. Henny. It is noteworthy that the parentage is known for all but a very few of this long list.
There is a bit of confusion about the variety 'George Grace', originally published as 'Grace.' However there is another 'Grace' registered under the name of Rothschild, carrying the date 1939. Perhaps that, coupled with the fact the variety was named in honor of George Grace anyway caused him to make the change before it was distributed, and so it appears in the International Register as 'George Grace.'
Fig. 42. 'Leona', one of Rudolph's favorite hybrids. |
Fig. 41. 'Red Cloud' P. A. is 'Tally Ho'
x 'Corona'. This picture was taken in Rudolph Henny's garden. |
Fig. 43. 'Dr. Ross', one of Rudolph
Henny's earlier introductions. |
Variety | Parentage | Published | Award |
Amy Ann | Parentage Unknown | Jan. '63 | |
Attar | R. decorum (Barto Seedling) | Jan. '63 | |
Blackie | 'Moser's Maroon' x 'Arthur Osborn' | Jan. '60 | |
Brickdust | R. williamsianum x 'Dido' | Jan. '60 | |
Bunting | 'Fabia' x 'Dr. Stocker' | Jan. '60 | |
Callagold | R. dichroanthum x R. wardii | July '63 | |
Caper | R. williamsianum x 'Hiraethlyn' | July '63 | |
Captain Jack | 'Mars' x R. enogymun | July '56 | P. A. 1956 |
Captain Kidd | 'Princess Elizabeth' x 'May Day' | Oct. '60 | P. A. 1960 |
Cathy | 'Corona' x 'Dondis' | R. '56 | |
Cavalier | 'Pygmalion' x 'Tally Ho' | R. '56 | |
Ceramic | R. wardii (Selfed) | Jan. '60 | |
Chat | 'Albatross' x R. wardii | Oct. '60 | |
Chatterbox | 'Arthur Osborn' x R. didymum | Jan. '60 | |
Cheerio | R. wardii x 'Rosy Morn' | R. '56 | |
C .I .S. | 'Loder's White' x 'Fabia' | July '52 | P. A. 1952 |
Confection | 'Corona' x 'Dondis' | July '56 | P. A. 1956 |
Cotillion | 'Fabia' x 'Naomi' | Jan. '60 | |
Custard | 'China' x R. decorum | Jan. '63 | |
Doll | 'Corona' x 'Dondis' | R. '56 | |
Variety | Parentage | Published | Award |
Doris Caroline | 'Loderi' x 'Lady Bligh' | Oct. '60 | P. A. 1960 |
Dr. Ross | R. griersonianum x 'Borde Hill' | R. '56 | |
Earlybird | R. williamsianum x R. fargesii | Jan. '60 | |
Ella | R. dichroanthum x R. wardii | R. '56 | |
Ermine | ;Britannia' x 'Mrs. A. T. de la Mare' | Jan. '60 | |
Evelyn | 'Loderi Venus' x 'Britannia' | R. '56 | |
Fair Lady | R. arboreum var. roseum x Loderi Venus | July '59 | P. A. 1959 |
Fairytale | 'Loderi' x R. arboreum var. roseum | Jan. '63 | |
Finch | R. desquamatum (Barto Seedling) | July '57 | |
Finesse | R. souliei/i x 'Bowbells' | July '56 | |
Flatterer | 'Corona' x 'Lady Bessborough' | July '57 | P. A. 1957 |
Forest Fire | 'Tally Ho' x 'Britannia' | R. '56 | |
George Grace | 'Loderi' x 'Borde Hill' | July '52 | P. A. 1952 |
Goldbraid | 'Fabia' x 'Dondis' | R. '56 | |
Goldbug | R. croceum x 'Fabia' | R. '56 | |
Golden Days | 'Dondis' x R. dichroanthum | July '59 | |
Goldstrike | R. oreotrephes x 'Royal Flush' | Jan. '62 | |
Griselda | 'Fabia' x 'Margaret Dunn' | R. '56 | |
Highnoon | 'Earl of Athlone' x 'Fabia' | R. '56 | |
Honey | R. wardii x 'Bowbells' | Oct. '60 | |
Hoopskirt | 'Rosy Morn' x 'Dido' | R. '56 | |
Hotshot | R. eriogynum x 'Mars' | R. '56 | |
Idol | 'Loderi King George' x 'Britannia' | July '57 | P. A. 1957 |
Jade | 'Fabia' x 'Corona' | R. '56 | |
Kathy Doll | 'Corona' x 'Dondis' | July '63 | |
Kinglet | R. racemosum (f.19404) x 'Finch' | July '63 | |
Kismet | 'Grenadier' x 'Pygmalion' | R. '56 | |
Lake Labish | 'Lady Bligh' x 'Loderi Venus' | July '55 | P. A. 1955 |
Last Chance | 'Mars' x R. eriogynum | Oct. '57 | P. A. 1957 |
Lemon Bells | R. decorum x 'Fabia' | R. '56 | |
Leona | 'Corona' x 'Dondis' | R. '56 | |
Lipstick | 'Fabia' x 'Dondis' | R. '56 | |
Little Birdie | 'Humming Bird' x R. forrestii var. repens | July '57 | |
Little Patty | R. forrestii var. repens x 'Humming Bird' | Oct. '58 | |
Little Pudding | R. decorum x 'Fabia' | July '53 | P. A. 1953 |
Little Sheba | ('Earl of Athlone' x 'Fabia') x R. forrestii var. repens | July '54 | P. A. 1954 |
Mamie | R. souliei x 'Bowbells' | Jan. '62 | |
Maryann | 'Corona' x 'Dondis' | R. '56 | |
Ming | 'Albatross' x R. wardii | Oct. '60 | |
Mirage | 'Fabia' x 'Margaret Dunn' | R. '56 | |
Mitzi | R. croceum x 'Fabia' | R. '56 | |
Moonlight Tango | 'Mars' x 'Diva' | To Be Pub. | |
Variety | Parentage | Published | Award |
Moontide | R. wardii x 'Loderi' | July '55 | P. A. 1955 |
Pinwheel | Parentage Unknown | July '63 | |
Pow Wow | 'Earl of Athlone' x 'Fabia' | R. '56 | |
Quinella | 'Britannia' x 'May Day' | R. '56 | |
Red Cloud | 'Tally Ho' x 'Corona' | July '53 | P. A. 1953 |
Redhot | 'Britannia' x 'Elizabeth' | Oct. '58 | |
Red Snapper | 'Azor' x R. griersonianum | R. '56 | |
Red Tape | 'Earl of Athlone' x 'Fabia' | R.'56 | |
Redwax | R. haematodes x 'May Day' | July '57 | P. A. 1958 |
Roseann | 'Loderi Venus' x 'Britannia' | July '56 | P. A. 1956 |
Rose Pageant | R. discolor x 'Corona' | To Be Pub. | |
Solitude | 'Britannia' x 'Fusilier' | R. '56 | |
Sparkle Plenty | 'Pilgrim' x 'Redcap' | July '63 | |
Spotlight | R. griersonianum x 'Cornubia' | July '51 | P. A. 1951 |
Sunset | 'Earl of Athlone' x 'Fabia' | R. '56 | |
Topaz | 'Loderi' x 'Faggetter's Favorite' | Jan. '63 | |
Tatoosh | 'Britannia' x 'Loderi Venus' | R. '56 | |
Tidbit | R. dichroanthum x R. wardii | July '57 | P. A. 1957 |
Voodoo | 'Britannia' x 'May Day' | July '52 | P. A. 1952 |
Whimsey | R. souliei x 'Bowbells' | July '57 | |
Wink | 'Loderi' x 'Mrs. Mary Ashley' | Oct. '60 | P. A. 1960 |
Yellow Jacket | R. croceum x 'Fabia' |