ARS Plant Awards 1996
Chairman, Plant Awards Committee
SUPERIOR PLANT AWARD
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
'Windsong' (Seattle Chapter). ['Nancy Evans' x ('Mrs. Betty Robertson' x 'Fred Rose')]. Hybridizer and exhibitor: Jim Barlup. An upright and spreading plant, 3 feet high and 3 feet wide in five years. Foliage oblong, moderate olive green (147A) 1 inches wide and 4 inches in length. Ball truss of 17 openly funnel-shaped flowers. Corolla 3 inches in diameter and 2 inches in length, light greenish yellow (1C) color throughout. Heavier than average texture. Quality rating 5/5.
'Mindy's Love' (Seattle Chapter). ('Nancy Evans' x 'Lionel's Triumph'). Hybridizer and exhibitor: Jim Barlup.
'Dorothy Winberg' [('Pineapple Delight' x 'Purple Lace') x ('Mrs. Davies Evans' x 'Purple Splendour')]. Hybridizer and exhibitor: John Winberg.
R. cumberlandense 'Sunlight' (Massachusetts Chapter). Seed WC by O. Holsomback. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
R. sanctum 'Zeke' Seed WC D.G. Leach and S. Hirao (BIF 6709) ARS Seed Exchange lot 67-197. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
R. nakaharai 'Mount Seven Star' Seed WC on Mt. Seven Star, 800m. Taiwan (1969) by C.S. Kuo, Tai Da University, Taipei, Taiwan. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
R. yakushimanum 'Wild Wealth' Seed WC near Hana-no-Yego, Mt. Miya-no-Ura, Yakushima. Received from Dr. Tsuneshige Rokujo. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
R. makinoi Lydia Richards' ARS Seed Exchange lot number 67-182 (from Japan). Grower and selector: Polly Hill.
'Marydel' ( R. atlanticum x R. periclymenoides ). A clone collected from a wild, nearly stable genetically natural hybrid population, Pierson's Corner, DE. Grower and selector: Polly Hill.