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R. vernicosum
R. vernicosum
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The Quarterly Bulletin
of the
American Rhododendron Society

Winter 1976
Vol. 30 No. 1


PUBLISHED QUARTERLY BY THE
AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY

Published quarterly by the AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY, Rt. 2, Box 254, Aurora, Oregon. Membership subscription to the American Rhododendron Society $12 a year. The Quarterly Bulletin of the American Rhododendron Society is included as a benefit of membership. Copyright 1976 by the American Rhododendron Society. Permission to reprint any portion of this volume must be granted in writing by the Society.


Issue Contents
The Explorer Engelbert Kaempfer (1651-1716) R. vernicosum aff. R. 18139
by Gable Study Group
Rhododendron kaempferi and Its Rich Variety
by Hideo Suzuki
The Rhododendron, Grandeur and Glory of the Garden
by Frank J. Anderson
ARS 1976 Annual Meeting
by John H. Topp
A Little Known Cultural Technique
by Collingwood lngram
Rhododendrons Grow Wild at the
"Top of the World"

by Frank J. Anderson
Where is the Perfect Ponticum Program?
by Esther Avery
R. bakeri var. 'Alhambra'
by G. David Lewis
Collecting and Storing Pollen
by Marthaann Mayer
F1 Crosses of Evergreen and Deciduous Azaleas and Other Wide Crosses of Rhododendrons
by Richard A. Jaynes
R. 'Snowcap' Information Requested
by Francesca Darts
Build Your Own Mist Control
by Warren Berg
Elepidote Rhododendrons at Winterthur
by Hal Bruce
A Game of Chance
by H. J. Slonecker
Development of the New York
Chapter Azalea Study Group

by Betty Hager
Tualatin Valley Chapter Celebrates Ten Years
ARS Plant Registry Tappan Zee 1975 Bronze Medal
ARS Plant Awards 1975 New York Chapter Bronze Medal 1975
Nominating Committee Report Birmingham Garden Receive Award
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1976
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