Journal American Rhododendron Society

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The Quarterly Bulletin
of the
American Rhododendron Society

July, 1971
Vol. 25 No. 3


Published quarterly by the AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY, Rt. 2, Box 254, Aurora, Oregon. Membership subscription to the American Rhododendron Society $7.50 a year. The Quarterly Bulletin of the American Rhododendron Society is included as a benefit of membership. Copyright 1971 by the American Rhododendron Society. Permission to reprint any portion of this volume must be granted by the Society.

Issue Contents
What is Hardiness All About?
      by Fred E. Knapp
  The Kalmias and Their Hybrids
      by Richard A. Jaynes
Microclimates and Their Effect on Plant Hardiness
      by Alfred J. Fordham
  Exbury Azaleas - From Seed, Cuttings, and Stools
      by Lawrence L. Carville
Hybridization in the Genus Rhododendron with Particular Reference to Inheritance of White Flower Color in R. dauricum
      by Gustav A. L. Mehlquist
  Our Front Cover
      by Mrs. Fred E. Knapp
  Lester E. Brandt
      by Roy Hacanson & Fred Robbins
Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum
      by Carl H. Phetteplace, M.D.
  R. davidsonianum 'Ruth Lyons'
      by Mrs. Ruth Lyons
R. wardii R.S.F. #96
      by P. H. Brydon
  Bosley - Dexter Rhododendrons
      by Richard W. Bosley
President's Report, Annual Meeting, 1971
      by Carl H. Phetteplace M.D.
  Princeton Chapter Bronze Medal Citations
      by Josephine V. Heuser
A. R. S. Plant Registry   Frank S. Curto
A New Look at Azalea Petal Blight

      by J. Peterson and S. H. Davis Jr.
  Rhododendron catawbiense at Low Elevations
      by Robert L. Schwind
Rhododendron and Azalea Collection of the John T. Tyler Arboretum
    by John Wister & R. Macdonald
  Rhododendrons in South Eastern Washington and Adjacent Areas
      by D. Radebaugh, Jr.
Siuslaw and Connecticut Bronze Medals   Advertisements

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President Eastern Vice President Western Vice President
Secretary-Treasurer   Executive Secretary
Editor Associate Editor Contributing Editor
MELVIN C. ALLEN, Santa Cruz, Calif., President Monterey Bay Chapter
CHARLES H. ANDERSON, Bellevue, Wn., Term expires 1971
LEWIS BAGOLY, Phoenixville, Pa., President Valley Forge Chapter
RICHARD J. BABA, Chicago, Ill., President Midwest Chapter
WARREN BERG, Kent, Wn., Term expires 1973
MRS. ROBERT BERRY, Aberdeen, Wn., Terms expires 1972
GEORGE BETTS, Rochester, Wa., President Lewis County Chapter
WALTER J. BLYSKAL, Spring Valley, N.Y., President Tappan Zee Chapter
BEN M. BOYD, Atlanta, Ga., President Azalea Chapter
E. C. BROCKENBROUGH, M.D., Bellevue, Wa., President Seattle Chapter
JAMES CAPERCI, Seattle, Wn., Term expires 1973
GEORGE CLARKE, Portland, Ore., Term expires 1974
DR. J. HAROLD CLARKE, Long Beach, Wn., Term expires 1972
FRED COLLINS, Haney, B.C., Canada, President, Vancouver, B.C. Chapter
ROBERT COMERFORD, Marion, Ore., Term expires 1972
ARTHUR COYLE, Waller, Tex., President Southern Chapter
FRANK DOLESHY, Seattle, Wa., Term Expires 1971
DARIUS ECCLES, Port Townsend, Wn., President Olympic Peninsula Chapter
NEWTON W. EDWARDS, Alexandria, Va., President Potomac Valley Chapter
ERNEST EGAN, New Haven, Conn., President Connecticut Chapter
JOHN E. EICHELSER, Olympia, Wn., President Olympia Chapter
JOHN EVANS, Oakland, Ca., President California Chapter
EVERETT FARWELL JR., Woodside, Ca., President San Mateo County Chapter
M. ROBERT FENTON, Pittsburgh, Pa., President Great Lakes Chapter
DAVID FLUHARTY, M.D., Newport News, Va., President Tidewater Chapter, Term Expires 1974
FRED GALLE, Pine Mountain, Ga., Term expires 1972
DR. DAVID GOHEEN, Camas, Wa., President Portland Chapter
MRS. JAMES HAINES, Aberdeen, Wn., President Grays Harbor Chapter
DR. HERBERT HECHENBLEIKNER, Charlotte, N.C., President Piedmont Chapter
JOHN HENNY, Brooks, Ore., Term expires 1973
DR. FRANKLIN HERRICK, Shelton, Wa., President Shelton Chapter
MRS. LEON J. HEUSER, Robbinsville, N.J., President Princeton Chapter
HENRY HEYDERHOFF, Bloomingdale, N.J., President New Jersey Chapter
MRS. HARVEY HOOKS, Birmingham, Ala., President Birmingham Chapter
ROBERT R. HUBER, Salford, Pa., President Valley Forge Chapter
R. CURT HUEY, Springfield, Ore., P resident Eugene Chapter
OLAV JACOBSEN, Bainbridge Island, Wa., President North Kitsap Chapter
GORDON JONES. Planting Fields Arboretum, N.Y., Term Expires 1974
FRED E. KNAPP, Locust Valley, N. Y., President New York Chapter
EDMUND V. MEZITT, Hopkington, Mass., President Massachusetts Chapter
RAY MICHEL, Indianapolis, Ind., President Indianapolis Chapter
HARRY NASH, Waynesboro, Va., President Middle Atlantic Chapter
JAY O'LEARY, M.D., Coos Bay, Or., President Southwestern Oregon Chapter
DEVERN W. PINNOCK, M.D., Florence, Ore., President Siuslaw Chapter
DR. EMERSON A. REED, Media, Pa., President Philadelphia Chapter
TED RICHARDSON, Mountain Home, N.C., President Southeastern Chapter
GEORGE W. RING, Fairfax, Va., President Potomac Valley Chapter
GORDON SAHNOW, JR., Hillsboro, Ore., President Tualatin Valley Chapter
BRITT M. SMITH, Kent, Wa., President Tacoma Chapter
RALPH H. SMITH, Delmar, N.Y., President Mohawk-Hudson Chapter
TED VAN VEEN, Portland, Ore., Term expires 1973
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