Plant Awards, 1985
Superior Plant Award
'Ginny Gee' SPA NW ( R. keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' X R. racemosum F19404) Compact plant 28" x 36" in 12 years. Flowers white with light pink blend, "-1" wide in multiple trusses or clusters of 30-40 flowers. Quality rating 5/5. Warren Berg breeder. Nominated for SPA by Olympic Peninsula Chapter.
'Patty Bee' SPA NW ( R. keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' X R. fletcherianum ). Semi dwarf plant, leaves 1⅜" x ", dark green. Lax truss of 6 open funnel shape flowers 2" diam. x 1", color yellow. Quality rating 5/5. Hybridizer, Warren Berg. Nominated for SPA by Olympic Peninsula Chapter.
Award of Excellence
'Golfer' ( R. yakushimanum X R. pseudochrysanthum ). Plant broad dense habit, 30" h x 45" w in 20 years. Leaves 3" x 1⅛", narrowly elliptic, green 137A, heavily indumented. Rated 5. Ball truss of 13 widely funnel-campanulate form, 2" x 1", color red group 56B reverse striped 55B. Texture average, quality rating 4. Hybridizer, Warren Berg. Exhibitor, James Caperci. Nominated by Seattle Chapter.
Clone #3 ('White Swan' x 'Nestucca'). Breeder & Exhibitor, Don Horsley, Olympic Peninsula Chapter.
'Saffron Prince' (R. 'Saffron Queen' X R. burmanicum ). Breeder & Exhibitor, Maurice & Frances Sumner, California Chapter.
'Mr. Guy' (R. 'Owen Pearce' X R. 'Mi Amor'). Breeder & Exhibitor, Maurice & Frances Sumner, California Chapter.