JARS v55n3 - Pioneer Achievement Award: Lionel Nathan de Rothschild
Pioneer Achievement Award: Lionel Nathan de Rothschild
Lionel Nathan de Rothschild, self styled: "by hobby a banker and by profession a gardener," spent a great part of his life establishing and constructing the world renowned Exbury Gardens, where through his knowledge, expertise and dedication he produced, introduced and distributed to the gardening world a great number of hybrid and species rhododendrons and azaleas of extraordinary quality and beauty. In witness whereof, the American Rhododendron Society does hereby award to Lionel Nathan de Rothschild, posthumously, the Pioneer Achievement Award. April 28, 2001.