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5 edition of Rhododendron hybrids found in the catalog.

Rhododendron hybrids

(includes selected, named forms of rhododendron species)

by Homer E. Salley

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Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhododendrons -- Varieties,
  • Rhododendrons -- Origin.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 342-344).

    StatementHomer E. Salley and Harold E. Greer.
    ContributionsGreer, Harold E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB413.R47 S25 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 344 p., [100] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1563122M
    ISBN 10088192184X
    LC Control Number91044638

    This page was last edited on 19 March , at Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Not Your Daddy's Rhododendron / Today's hybrids come in many sizes, colors and shapes Elizabeth Navas Finley Published am PST, Wednesday, Novem   Rhododendron • シャクナゲ • 石楠花 • shakunage It lives by the kasuga style lantern in NE corner of the Garden (they look well together, especially when the rhodie is in bloom), by the E fence, in Area M. Our Plant Book only recognizes it as 'hybrid' .


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The famous Seven Dwarfs Series were bred at Waterers, whilst ‘Hydon Dawn’, ‘Hydon Hunter’ and ‘Silver Jubilee’ are well-known cultivars produced at Hydon during this period. MoreFile Size: 2MB. Based on the journals maintained at Greer Gardens, this pedigree book of some hybrids is organized by grex so that hybrids of the same parents are listed together, with cross-references from the hybrid name.

The photographs are all different from those in the first edition. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp.

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See details - RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS, 2ND EDITION By Harold E. Greer. West, F. Hybrids & hybridizers, rhododendrons and azaleas for eastern North America. Harrowood Book; Dr. Homer Salley is co-author of two editions of Rhododendron Hybrids and two volumes of Rhododendron and Azalea Research.

He is president of his Bluegrass Chapter. Rhododendrons (Hybrids & species) Rhododendrons must be planted in moist, cool and acidic soil to stay healthy. They prefer to grow in a humus medium and do not take kindly to dry, sandy soil or heavy clay that doesn't drain well.

Rhododendrons and Azaleas a Colour Guide. The major part of the book is a rhododendron and azalea encyclopedia, a complete survey of the Genus Rhododendron, including: All cultivated hardy species; Rhododendron hybrids, the most important commercial hybrids; Azaleas: deciduous & evergreen; Vireya (tender/tropical) rhododendron species and hybrids.

Genre/Form: Encyclopedias: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cox, Peter Alfred. Encyclopedia of rhododendron hybrids. Portland, Or.: Timber Press, Book Downloads. The Rhododendron Handbook Rhododendron Species in Cultivation The Register is a detailed directory of registered hybrids and selections of rhododendrons (including azaleas, azaleodendrons and vireyas) representing the careful assembly of records compiled over more than a century and a half.

A hardback edition of. Rhododendron colemanii, the Red Hills azalea, is a species of Rhododendron native to the upper coastal plain of Alabama and western Georgia in the United States.

This species was previously confused with Rhododendron alabamense and its hybrids, but was distinguished by DNA sequencing. ReferencesFamily: Ericaceae. Rhododendron Hybrids of the Waterer Family Dynasty Clive Justice, Ph.D.

Vancouver, British Columbia Canada The Waterer family of nurserymen created, named and marketed some hybrid rhododendrons. My list is compiled from David Leach's () Rhododendrons of the World.

The Waterers created in their hybrids the aesthetic for judging both the. #N#Rhododendron Plant Search Options (Search for Azaleas) "A to Z" List of Names. Good Performers. Search by Name: Hint: Use one word to find a multiple word name, i.e., Ginny or Gee to find Ginny Gee.

Search by Predominant Flower Color: White Pink Red Orange Yellow Lavender Purple. Search by Plant Height in 10 Years: Search by Bloom Time. This book offers a complete reference guide to available rhododendrons.

The text covers over species & over hybrids. Information includes hardiness ratings, blooming times, parentage, & plant performance ratings, along with complete descriptions. It also includes information on selecting & growing your own rhododendrons & a listing of potential problems both disease & non-disease.

Hybrid Rhododendrons. Rainier Rhododendrons, Washington. ©Rainier Rhododendrons - Rhododendrons from Western Washington - There are also a number of Occidental Hybrids, most of the initial ones were developed by M. Koster & Sons of Holland in about from crosses between R.

occidentale and Mollis hybrids. Bower, in his book on Rhododendrons and Azaleas (, p. ) states that "the natural forms of R. occidentale bear little resemblance to the clone. The Royal Horticultural Society is the official rhododendron registrar.

As of the end of December,the number of registered rhododendron hybrids was: 14, hardy rhododendron hybrids suitable for temperate regions ; 12, azalea hybrids including both evergreen and deciduous azaleas. The Gable Rhododendron Hybrids Some of Joe Gable's rhododendrons were named for family members, such the pale lavender pink "Caroline" for his daughter, Caroline Gable, who passed away not long ago.

He named an evergreen azalea "Caroline Gable", too. Among his hybridizing triumphs is the ruffled, peachy pink and yellow rhododendron "Mary Belle. Rhododendron Hybrids, 2nd Edition by Homer E. Salley and Harold Greer is the go-to book on Rhododendron Hybrids. The reference book gives all the information needed showing the parentage plants of over 5, named hybrids and selected forms of species.5/5(2).

This comprehensive book gives the pedigrees of some Rhododendron hybrids. An important change in format from the 1st edition has now brought together hybrids of the same or nearly the same parentage.

Arrangement by grex and cross-referencing by cultivar name enables hybrid parentage to be traced through one or more generations to the original Rhododendron species. -Also, see the listing of other LODERI-like hybrids here.

LODER'S WHITE ([Album Elegans x griffithianum] x White Pearl) 0°F 5' Mid April-May. Pale pink buds open to large white flowers. Compact, spreading habit. Not to be confused with the Loderi group; this rhododendron will bloom at a.

Abstract. Genus Rhododendron, which includes plants commonly referred to as rhododendrons and azaleas, contains over immensely diverse and ornamental the past years, this natural variability has provided the raw material for Western plant breeders who have recombined ornamental and adaptive traits in novel hybrids, which number o at the present.

Rhododendron The Hybrids / Rhododendron Hybrids. In a horticultural sense the rhododendrons are those members of the genus Rhododendron which are not classified as azaleas or azaleodendrons. Botanically, they fall into two major groups – the lepidote (scaly) and elepidote (non-scaly) rhododendrons – which are just as distinct from each other as either is from the azaleas.

Rhododendron The Hybrids / Introduction INTRODUCTION. In this section an attempt has been made to give a reasonably comprehensive account of the hybrids of Rhododendron available to growers at the present time. The hybrids have always outnumbered the species in gardens, and it was felt by the editors that to ignore them would greatly lessen the value of this revised edition.

Some of the other noteworthy hybrids include: Mollis, Knapp-Hill-Exbury, and Occidentale Hybrids (see Deciduous Azaleas in the Rhododendron section).

Detailed information on these and other azalea groups is provided in the authoritative book, Azaleas, by Fred C. Galle (, Timber Press). Rhododendron. Mail order Listing for orders Oct 1st to April 1st ONLY. Rhododendron Species and Hybrids, from tiny dwarfs to giant trees.

+ varieties. “In the Encyclopedia of Rhododendron Hybrids Peter and Kenneth Cox provide individual descriptions of over hybrids and a further are included in the text.

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Bulgin, Lansing W. Rhododendron Hybrids; a compendium by parent Author Cox, Kenneth Rhododendron: a care manual Laurel Glenn Cox, Peter & Kenneth Cox’s Guide to Choosing Rhododendrons Timber Press. Garg, in Science and Technology of Fruit Wine Production, Rhododendron.

The Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal. The hills and mountain-side ranges of Nepal are decorated with different colors and shapes. The Greek translation of Rhododendron means “rose tree.” The hills of Nepal are colored red, white, or pink during the blooming season of Rhododendron.

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sataense with R. kiusianum.[ ]– the Backyard Gardener informs us. And, according to Chech’s Praque Garden Centre, [ ] ‘Silvester is a Kurume hybrid of Japanese azalea.

Dennis has over 1, varieties of rhododendron hybrids and species growing on his property. He is an active member and volunteer at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Each spring he leads weekly tours of the gardens with an emphasis on how to plant and raise rhododendrons and which ones will do the best in different climate zones.

In severe cases, you can sometimes cut your rhododendron to within 6 inches of the ground. Rejuvenation pruning is best used to restore shrubs that have become leggy, overgrown, or otherwise unattractive. Many rhododendron species and hybrids can. Rhododendron ponticum (and its invasive hybrids) (also r eferred to as ‘ rhododendron ’ in this chapter) is a non-native s mall tree or lar ge shrub that is.

The Rhododendron Garden Today. A predominant focus is a collection of Robert Scott’s hybrids, such as ‘Lemon Mist’ (R. xanthostephanum x R.

moupinense), ‘Sabrina Adler’ (R. ciliicalyx x R. moupinense), ‘Scott’s Starbright’ (R. ‘Else Frye x R. dalhousiae), and ‘Scott’s Valentine’ (a complex cross- unregistered).There is a good-sized plant of ‘Fred Cummings’ (R.

The hybrids may just be a little legacy that he leaves to whichever child of ours eventually comes home – a collection of market-ready, high health, proven performers with commercial potential.

By that stage, the rhododendron may have returned to popularity in good gardens again. Woodchip paths wind around examples such as the pink-flowered Rhododendron kotschyi, from the Carpathian and Balkan mountains, and Kew’s oldest type, R.

campanulatum. This hidden corner of Kew is at its prime in April and May when huge bushes burst into colour, showcasing richly-hued petals at.

Hans Hachmann is, without any doubt, the most important and productive hybridizer of Rhododendrons and Azaleas of the 20th century. And still many hybrids were, or will be introduced in recent years or years to come. What he has achieved, is an enormous piece of life-work!!.

For hybrid books, Rhododendron Hybrids, that Homer & I put together and is available from Timber Press, is one of the most comprehensive books on the subject.

Homer's CD of the book, which has completely different pictures and much updated information is well worth having.The Encyclopedia of Rhododendron Species, 2nd Edition $ $ Peter and Kenneth Cox.

This valuable collector’s resource, by world-renowned Rhododendron experts and plant explorers Peter and Kenneth Cox, is an ultimate reference guide to species rhododendrons.Select a plant in the list above in order to see the information concerning that plant.

A.G.M. Rhododendrons. The Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit (AGM) helps gardeners make informed choices about plants.