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A. BEDFORD (mauve seedling x ponticum) *
-5°F 6' Mid May. Blue-mauve flowers with a dark blotch. Large, dome-shaped truss. Vigorous, upright growth habit.

ACCOMPLISHMENT (Pygmalion x haematodes x Wellfleet)
-15°F 5' April. Bright rose-red flowers with a golden-brown blotch on the upper petal.

ALICE (griffithianum hybrid) *
-5°F 6' Mid April. Deep pink fading to rose. Vigorous, upright growth habit.

ALICE STREET (Diane x wardii) *
-5°F 4' Mid April. Lemon-yellow flowers in a medium-sized truss. Compact, mounding habit. (S)

ALISON JOHNSTONE (yunnanense x concatenans)
+5°F 5' Early April. Beautiful creamy-pink flowers with amber undertones. Upright growth habit. (S)

ALOHA (Vulcan x yakushimanum)
-15°F 3' Mid April. Vivid red buds open to deep pink flowers. Full, compact growth habit. (S)

AMERICA (Parson's Grandiflorum x unknown) *
-20°F 5' Early May. Bright red flowers in a tight truss. Very cold hardy.

AMITY ([Grosclaude x Britannia] x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
-5°F 3' April. Ball-shaped trusses of rose-pink flowers with red speckles.

ANAH KRUSCHKE (ponticum seedling) *
-15°F 6' Mid May. Purple-red flowers. Dense, dark green foliage. A tough and adaptable rhododendron.

ANGELO (see EXBURY ANGELO)

ANITA DUNSTAN (Crest x Hotei)
0°F 4' Mid April. Red flower buds open to bright yellow flowers. Stiff, mounding habit.

ANNA (Norman Gill x Jean Marie de Montague)
0°F 6' Late April. Large, ruffled, rose-pink flowers with deep pink edges. Attractive foliage.

ANNA BALDSIEFEN (Pioneer selfed)
0°F 3' March. Star-shaped flowers are light pink with darker edges. Blooms along the stems as well as at the ends. Compact habit.

ANNA H. HALL (yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Catawbiense 'White Glass')
-25°F 3' Late April-May. Pink buds open to white flowers. Compact habit. (S)

ANNA ROSE WHITNEY (griersonianum x Countess of Derby) *
-5°F 6' Mid May. Deep rose-pink flowers in large trusses. Handsome foliage and vigorous growth habit make this a very popular rhododendron.

ANNIE E. ENDTZ (Pink Pearl x catawbiense-red form) *
0°F 6' Early April. Medium-pink flowers with frilled margins. Full, upright growth habit.

ANTOON VAN WELIE (Pink Pearl hybrid)
-5°F 6' Mid May. Large, deep pink flowers in large trusses. Vigorous, upright growth habit.

APRIL CHIMES (hippophaeoides x mollicomum) *
0°F 3' Late March. Bright rosy-mauve flowers. Attractive, small foliage. (S)

ARTHUR J. IVENS (williamsianum x houlstonii)
-10°F 3' Early April. Bell-shaped, persian-rose flowers. Compact habit.

ARTHUR OSBORN (sanguineum ssp. didymum x griersonianum)
+5°F 4' Late May-June. Very dark red, trumpet-shaped flowers.

ATROFLO (Atrosanguineum x floccigerum) *
-5°F 5' Early April. Bright rose-pink flowers. Narrow leaves with fawn-colored indumentum.

AUGUST VAN GEERTE (ponticum hybrid) *
0°F 6' Early April. Large trusses of purple-red flowers. Vigorous, upright growth habit.

AURORA (Kewense x thomsonii ssp. thomsonii)
0°F 6' Early April. Dark rose-pink flowers, with darker spotting. Fragrant. Rounded foliage. (S)

AUTUMN GOLD (fortunei ssp. discolor x Fabia) *
-5°F 6' Early May. Orange flowers in a loose truss. Dense foliage. Heat tolerant. (S)

AWARD (Anna x Margaret Dunn)
0°F 5' Early May. Pink buds open to lightly fragrant trusses of creamy flowers with a yellow center, striped with pink, quickly fading to white. Long, narrow, medium-green leaves. (S)

AXEL OLSEN (syn. AKSEL OLSEN) (Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp. forrestii) *
-15°F 2' Mid April. Blood-red flowers crown the distinctive, dark green foliage. Lower branches tend to creep while the upper branches are upright. Same cross as 'Elisabeth Hobbie', 'Baden Baden' & 'Scarlet Wonder'.

AZOR (griersonianum x fortunei ssp. discolor)
+5°F 5' Late May. Soft salmon-pink flowers. Large, medium-green leaves. Fairly open, spreading habit.

BADEN-BADEN (Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp. forrestii) *
-15°F 2' Mid April. One of the best of the low-growing reds with attractive foliage and a compact habit. Same cross as 'Axel Olsen', 'Elisabeth Hobbie' & 'Scarlet Wonder'.

BALI (catawbiense var. album x fortunei ssp. discolor)
-15°F 5' Late April. Soft rose-pink flowers with a creamy yellow throat. Rounded, spreading habit. (S)

BAMBINO ([yakushimanum x Britannia] x Lem's Cameo)
0°F 3' Mid April. Frilled trusses are a blend of apricot and pink with deeper spotting in the throat. Compact grower.

BEAUTY OF LITTLEWORTH (griffithianum hybrid) *
-5°F 6' Mid April. Huge white flowers with garnet-red speckling on the upper petal. Vigorous, upright spreading habit.

BELLE HELLER (Catawbiense Album x catawbiense seedling) *
-10°F 5' Mid April. Large, white flowers with a gold blotch. Vigorous, compact growth habit. Dark green foliage.

BEN MOSELEY (Fortunea subsection hybrid)
-15°F 5' Late April. Frilled, lavender-pink flowers are edged with darker pink with a crimson flair. Shiny, dark foliage. (S)

BERGIE LARSON (wardii x Jasper)
+10°F 4' Late May. Yellow-orange flowers. A compact and well-branched growth habit make this an attractive plant. (S)

BETTY ARRINGTON (unknown Dexter hybrid)
-5°F 5' Late May. Fragrant, large rosy-pink flowers with a rich red flare. Large leaves and good growth habit. (S)

BETTY WORMALD (George Hardy x red hybrid)
-5°F 6' Early May. Large, pastel-pink flowers are heavily spotted with purple-red on the upper petal. Vigorous, upright grower.

BIBIANI (Moser's Maroon x arboreum)
+5°F 6' Late March. Striking, bright red, bell-shaped flowers. Large, glossy green leaves. Vigorous and easy to grow.

BIG BEN (Loderii x williamsianum)
-5°F 3' Late April-May. Rose-pink flowers in a relaxed truss. Compact growth habit with rounded foliage. (S)

BILL MASSEY (ciliatum var. bergii x sinonuttallii) Maddeni group
+20°F 5' Mid April. Very fragrant, white, tubular flowers. Attractive foliage. (S)

BILLY BUDD (May Day x elliottii)
+5°F 5' Late April-May. Bright red, trumpet-shaped flowers. Vigorous, upright growth habit. (S)

BLACK SPORT (unknown)
-5°F 5' Early May. Dark purple flowers with a black eye. Vigorous growth habit. Dark green foliage.

BLITZ (haematodes x G. A. Sims) *
+5°F 3' Early April. Very dark red flowers. Dark green foliage. Dense growth habit.

BLUE BIRD (intricatum x augustinii) *
0°F 3' Late March-April. Bright blue flowers, small green leaves, compact habit. Does best in a sunny spot. (S)

BLUE BOY (Blue Ensign x Purple Splendour)
0°F 5' Mid April-May. Bright violet flowers with a very dark blotch. Heavy bloomer. Narrow, dark green leaves.(S)

BLUE DIAMOND (Intrifast x augustinii) *
-5°F 3' Late March-April. Profuse, intense blue flowers, small leaves, compact growth habit. Best in a sunny, well-drained spot. (S)

BLUE ENSIGN (probably a ponticum hybrid)
-10°F 4' Late April-May. Lilac-blue with a striking purple blotch. Similar to 'Blue Peter', but has a more compact habit. *

BLUE JAY (selected ponticum seedling) *
-10°F 5' Mid May. Beautiful blue-purple flowers with a darker blotch. Dark foliage.

BLUE PACIFIC (Purple Splendour x Susan)
-5°F 5' Early May. Frilled, purple flowers with a darker blotch and white stamens. Attractive dark green foliage.

BLUE PETER (ponticum hybrid) *
-10°F 5' Late April-May. Frilled, lavender-blue flowers with darker purple blotch.

BLUE RHAPSODY (A. Bedford x Purple Splendour)
+5°F 5' Late April-May. Large, red-purple flowers with a deeper blotch and contrasting white stamens. Long, narrow leaves. (S)

BLUE RIVER (Van Nes Sensation x Emperor de Maroc)
-5°F 5' Early April. Pale violet-blue flowers. Compact habit.

BLUE TIT (impeditum x augustinii) *
-5°F 3' Mid April. Light blue flowers cover this small-leafed, compact grower. (S)

BLUNIQUE (Blue Peter x Unique)
-10°F 4' Early April. Creamy-white flowers with a burgundy blotch. Compact habit. (S)

BOB'S BLUE (Ilam Violet x Blue Diamond) *
0°F 3' Mid March-April. Electric blue flowers. Upright, well-branching plant with small leaves. (S)

BODEGA CRYSTAL PINK (Cilpinense x mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink')
-5°F 3' Late February-March. Funnel-shaped, shell-pink flowers with red-purple spotting. (S)

BONFIRE ([fortunei ssp. discolor x Mrs. R. T. Shaw] x griersonianum) *
-5°F 5' Mid May. Deep fiery-red flowers. Upright, open growth habit.

BONITO EXBURY (fortunei ssp. discolor x Luscombei)
-5°F 6' Late May. Pink buds open to large trusses of white with a chocolate blotch and a pink blush. Upright growth habit.

BO-PEEP (lutescens x moupinense)
-5°F 4' Mid March. Showy, light yellow flowers, small leaves, and fairly open growth habit. (S)

BOULE DE NEIGE (caucasicum x catawbiense hybrid) *
-25°F 5' Late April-May. White flowers in compact trusses. Bright green leaves. Compact habit.

BOW BELLS (Corona x williamsianum)
-5°F 3' Mid April. Deep pink buds open to light pink flowers, held in a lax truss. New foliage has a bronzy hue. (S)

BREAD AND BUTTER (unknown)
-10°F 5' Early April. Rosy-lavender flowers with a deep purple blotch. Spreading habit. (S)

BRIAN VALOR (unknown) *
-5°F 5' Early April. Dark violet-purple flowers. Small, aromatic leaves. Upright, dense habit.

BRIC-A-BRAC (leucaspis x moupinense)
+5°F 3' Late February. White flowers with black anthers. Attractive, compact habit. (S)

BRICKDUST (williamsianum x Dido)
-5°F 3' Early April. Bright dusty-pink flowers. Bronze new growth turns dark green. Compact grower. (S)

BRILLIANT (Elizabeth x Ledum glandulosum?) *
-5°F 2' Mid April. A bi-generic hybrid (or not...no one is quite sure) with bell-shaped, bright scarlet flowers. Bronze new growth.

BRINNY ([Day Dream x Margaret Dunn] x unnamed seedling)
-5°F 4' Mid May. Salmon-orange buds open to yellow flowers with a bronze center.

BRONZE WING (possibly Elizabeth x williamsianum hybrid) *
0°F 3' April. Clear pink flowers in medium-sized trusses. Bronze new growth turns to dark green on red stems. (S)

BROUGHTONII AUREUM ([maximum x ponticum] x molle) *
-5°F 5' Late April-May. This azaleodendron has creamy yellow flowers with an orange blotch.

BRUCE BRECHTBILL (bud sport of Unique)
0°F 4' Late April. Soft pink flowers with a creamy yellow center. A "pinker" form of 'Unique' with the same growth habit and matching foliage. (S)

BUD FLANAGAN (unknown x ponticum)
-5°F 6' May. Large mauve flowers with a maroon blotch. Upright habit. (S)

BURGUNDY (Britannia x Purple Splendour)
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Large, burgundy red flowers. Large, attractive leaves.

burmanicum x johnstoneanum x xanthostephanum Maddeni group
+15°F 3' Mid-April. Yellow, bell-shaped flowers. Medium-sized, olive green leaves. Compact habit. (S)

BUTTERFLY (campylocarpum x Mrs. Milner)
0°F 5' Mid April. Pale yellow flowers with faint darker spots in a round, tight truss. Compact growth habit. (S)

BUTTERMINT (Unique x [Fabia x dicroanthum ssp. apodectum])
-5°F 3' Mid May. Large, rich yellow flowers. Handsome, large foliage on a compact plant. (S)

CABARET (unknown)
+5°F 4' April. Bright red buds open to light pink flowers with a red edge and a green eye and a red stripe radiating from the throat. Dark green, rounded foliage. (S)

CALIFORNIA BLUE (augustinii x Blue Diamond)
-5°F 5' Early April. Beautiful fluorescent-blue flowers. Small leaves. Upright, compact growth habit. (S)

CALIFORNIA GOLD (Elsie Frye x Eldorado) Maddeni group
+15°F 3' Late March-April. Fragrant, light yellow flowers. Medium-sized foliage. (S)

CALSTOCKER series (Exbury Calstocker hybrid)
-5°F 6' Late March-April. Large, full-sized shrubs with handsome foliage. (S)
We offer:
#1 - White flowers, yellow in throat.
#2 - Pure white flowers.
#3 - Dark pink buds open medium pink with lighter pink shades and a crimson blotch. Papery, wavy petals.
#5 - Pink buds open to white flowers; light pink outside, with a crimson throat.
#6 - Pink buds open white with pink-tinged spots on the edges of petals and a greenish throat.
#7 - Very light pink to white flowers and a ruby throat.
#9 - Soft pink buds open to white with soft pink shades on the outside of the petals and a pale crimson blotch in the throat.
#10 - Creamy white buds with crimson lines open to white with greenish shades and a crimson blotch
#12 - Light pink buds open white with soft pink shades and a crimson blotch.
#13 - Medium yellow buds open to yellow with a soft orange-pink stripe at end of petals.
#14 - Pink buds open soft pink with deeper pink stripes in middle of the petals. Greenish-pink throat.
#17 - Pink buds open to white flowers. Unique foliage and a compact habit. Shy to bloom.
#18 - Creamy yellow buds open to light creamy-white flowers with a small ruby blotch.

CANADIAN SUNSET (yakushimanum x Gipsy King)
-5°F 3' April. Red buds open to salmon-orange flowers fading to creamy yellow. Compact growth habit. (S)

CANARY ISLANDS ([{(catawbiense 'White' x [fortunei ssp. discolor x Fabia]) x Mary Belle} x Catalgla] x Peking)
-15°F 5' April. Light, greenish-yellow flowers with deep red spotting. Glossy green foliage. (S)

CANDLELIGHT (unknown maddenii hybrid) Maddeni group
+5°F 3' Late February-March. Apricot-pink with tones of yellow. Mounding, compact habit. Peeling bark. (S)

CANDI (campylogynum var. cremastum x racemosum)
+5°F 3' Mid March-April. Bright rose flowers bloom along the branches of this small-leafed plant. (S)

CARLENE (Lem's Goal x williamsianum)
+5°F 3' Late March-April. Loose, bell-shaped, creamy-white flowers flushed with pink in the center. Low and compact habit with rounded foliage. (S)

CARLENE (SHN) (williamsianum hybrid)
+5°F 3' Early April. Beautiful bell-shaped, shell-pink flowers are almost iridescent. Handsome rounded foliage and a compact growth habit. (S)

CARMEN (sanguineum ssp. didymum x forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group) *
-5°F 1' Mid April. Bright red, bell-shaped flowers. Mounding, compact habit. (S)

CARMEN x MAYDAY *
-5°F 1' Mid April. Red, bell-shaped flowers. Deep green foliage. Very low, prostrate growth. (S)

carneum x moupinense Maddeni group
0°F 3' Mid March. Shell pink buds open to white flowers. Spreading growth habit. (S)

CAROLYN GRACE (wardii hybrid)
0°F 4' Mid April-May. Bell-shaped, creamy-yellow flowers. Fairly dense growth habit. (S)

CARY ANN (Corona x Vulcan) *
-5°F 3' Late April. Coral-red flowers. Good foliage and compact form.

CATAWBIENSE ALBUM ( a selection of catawbiense) *
-25°F 6' Late April-May. Mauve-pink buds open to white flowers with a yellow eye. Upright habit.

CATAWBIENSE BOURSAULT (a selection of catawbiense) *
-25°F 6' Late April-May. Rose-lilac flowers with a few markings. Good sturdy, tall habit.

CATAWBIENSE GRANDIFLORUM (see PURPUREUM GRANDIFLORUM)

CAVALIER (Pygmalion x Tally Ho)
+5°F 5' Late April-May. Large, flame-red flowers with a black throat. Narrow, dark green foliage.

CHAPEAU (Britannia hybrid x Purple Splendour)
-5 F 5' May. Flowers open to purple with white, gradually turning to solid purple with a darker blotch. Medium-sized, matte green foliage.

CHARLES O. PHILLIPS (Fragrantissimum hybrid) Maddeni group
+15°F 5' April. White, fragrant flowers are blushed pink. Small, hairy, glossy green leaves. Upright growth habit. (S)

CHEERFUL GIANT (Exbury hybrid) deciduous
-20°F 5' Double yellow flowers in large trusses. Reddish fall color.

CHEVALIER FELIX de SAUVAGE (caucasicum x hardy hybrid)
-5°F 5' Late March-April. Flowers are a medium-rose with an eye-catching darker blotch, held in tight trusses.

CHEYENNE X TOMEKA
-5°F 6' Mid April. Large, apricot-colored flowers. Upright growth habit. Blooms a little in the fall. (S)

CHIKOR (rupicola var. chryseum x ludlowii)
0°F 18" Early April. Small, bright yellow flowers. Good for the rock garden but needs excellent drainage and bright light. (S)

CHINA (wightii x fortunei ssp. fortunei)
0°F 5' Early May. Creamy-white flowers with a rosy-carmine throat. (S)

CHIONOIDES (ponticum hybrid) *
-15°F 5' May. Pale pink buds open to waxy-looking white flowers with a yellow eye. Narrow, dark green foliage on a compact shrub.

CHOPTANK YELLOW (atlanticum x periclymenoides) deciduous
-5°F 6' March. Fragrant, narrow tubular, yellow flowers. Upright, spreading habit. Naturally occurring hybrid from headwaters of Choptank River in Delaware.

CHOREMIA (haematodes x arboreum)
-5°F 5' Late March-April. Waxy, bell-shaped flowers of crimson scarlet. Same habit as R. haematodes. (S)

CHRISTMAS CHEER (caucasicum hybrid)
-10°F 4' Late February-March. Soft pink flowers fade to white. Compact growth habit. Very similar to 'Rosamundi', but blooming a bit earlier.

CHRYSPIN (chrysodoron x spinuliferum)
+5°F 5' Late April-May. Small yellow flowers. Attractive small foliage. (S)

ciliicalyx x FORSTERIANUM Maddeni group
+15°F 5' Early April. Fragrant, white flowers. (S)

CILPINENSE (ciliatum x moupinense) Maddeni group
+5°F 3' Mid March. Shell pink flowers touched with deeper pink. Handsome, small leaves. Compact growth habit. (S)

cinnabarinum x polyandrum Maddeni group
+10°F 6' April. Hanging, tubular pink flowers. Upright growth habit with aromatic, blue-green foliage. Best in an open sopt with good air circulation. (S)

CINNAMON BEAR (bureavii x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
0°F 4' April. Bell-shaped white flowers with red spotting. Leaves have a very heavy, cinnamon-brown indumentum.

C.I.S. (Loder's White x Fabia)
+5°F 4' Mid April-May. Striking orange-apricot flowers with an orange-red throat. Showy, large calyx. Matte-green foliage. (S)

CLEMENTINE LEMAIRE (unknown)
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Bright pink flowers with a yellow blotch. Attractive, deep green foliage.

COKER'S PINK (unknown)
-10°F 5' Late May. A New Zealand hybrid with coral-pink flowers fading to shell-pink. (S)

COLONEL COEN (unknown x ponticum)
-10°F 5' Mid April. Deep purple flowers with dark green foliage. Upright growth habit.

CONCHITA (ciliicalyx x moupinense) Maddeni group
+10°F 3' Mid March. Fragrant, flat-faced, pink flowers spotted with red. Medium-sized leaves. Heat tolerant. (S)

CONROY (cinnabarinum Roylei Group x cinnabarinum ssp. xanthocodon)
-5°F 6' May. Soft orange flowers with a hint of pink. Neat, upright growth habit. (S)

CORAL QUEEN ([King of Shrubs x Fawn] x Dido)
+5°F 4' Late April. Large, tubular, rich coral-red flowers. Rounded, glaucous foliage and a compact growth habit. (S)

CORAL VELVET (yakushimanum hybrid)
-15°F 3' Mid April. Coral-pink flowers fade to light salmon. Attractive foliage and velvety indumentum. (S)

CORNUBIA (arboreum x Shilsonii)
+15°F 6' Late February-March. Large, cherry-red flowers in conical trusses. Upright, spreading growth habit. We also carry the selected form 'JOHN McLAREN'.

CORONA (unknown)
-5°F 4' Mid April-May. Rose-pink flowers on a compact shrub. Heat tolerant.

CORONATION DAY (Pink Shell x Loderi)
-5°F 6' April. Large trusses of fragrant rose-pink flowers with a deep crimson blotch. Has a compact habit compared to other Loderi-type hybrids. (S)

COTTON CANDY (Loderi Venus x Marinus Koster)
0°F 6'. Mid April-May. Dark pink buds open to soft pink flowers, slowly fading to white with a slight fragrance. Handsome dark green foliage. A vigorous grower.

COUNTESS OF HADDINGTON (ciliatum x dalhousiae) Maddeni group
+15°F 4' Early April. Large, funnel-shaped, pale pink blossoms with darker edges. Fragrant. Profuse bloomer when well-established. (S)

COUNTESS OF SEFTON (edgeworthii x multiflorum) Maddeni group
+15°F 6' Early April. Pink buds open to pure white, fragrant flowers. Glossy green foliage. Compact growth habit. (S)

COUNTY OF YORK (Catawbiense Album x Loderi King George) *
-15°F 6' Early May. Mauve buds open to white flowers with an olive-colored throat. Glossy leaves with edges curling under. Heat and cold tolerant.

COXE #6 (unknown)
-15°F 5' Mid April. Light pink buds open to creamy white flowers flushed with pink and soft yellow. Fragrant. (S)

COXE #10 (unknown)
-15°F 5' Mid April. Pink buds open to creamy white with a greenish-pink throat. Fragrant. (S)

C.P. RAFFILL (Britannia x griersonianum)
+5°F 4' Mid April. Large trusses of deep red. Low and spreading habit.

CRANE (keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x racemosum 'Whitelace')
-10°F 3' Late March-April. Pale purplish-pink flowers fading to white. Very compact grower. (S)

CRATER LAKE (augustinii 'Barto Blue' x Bluebird) *
-15°F 4' Mid March-April. Electric-blue flowers. Upright habit. Bronze new foliage. (S)

CREAM CREST (rupicola var. chryseum x Cilpinense) *
0°F 3' Mid March-April. Creamy yellow flowers cover this compact, small-leafed dwarf. Very showy when planted with blue dwarfs. (S)

CREAM GLORY (Comstock x Cheyenne)
-5°F 4' Late April. Creamy-yellow flowers with crimson spotting and slight fragrance. Rounded habit, grows as wide as tall. (S)

CREAMY CHIFFON (unknown)
-5°F 4' Early May. Soft salmon-pink buds open to double, creamy-yellow flowers. Dark green foliage. Attractive, rounded growth habit. (S)

CREEPING JENNY (griersonianum x forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group) *
+5°F 2' Mid April. Trumpet-shaped red flowers. Low, creeping growth habit makes this a good choice for rock gardens. Sister of 'Elizabeth'. (S)

CREOLE BELLE (Vulcan x Harvest Moon)
-5°F 5' Mid April. Striking, bluish-pink flowers with a small reddish blotch. Good growth habit. Heat tolerant.

CREST (wardii x Lady Bessborough)
-5°F 6' Mid April-May. Bright yellow flowers in a large, loose truss. Blooms profusely when established. (S)

CUNNINGHAM'S BLUSH (probably caucasicum x ponticum var. album)
-15°F 4' Mid April. Very light pink flowers with a yellow-pink blotch on the upper lobe. Nice growth habit.

CUNNINGHAM'S WHITE (caucasicum x ponticum var. album) *
-15°F 4' Mid April. Blush pink buds open to white with a greenish-yellow blotch. Compact grower. More tolerant of alkaline conditions than most rhododendrons.

CURLEW (ludlowii x fletcherianum)
-5°F 18" Early April. Small, medium-green leaves are capped by a profusion of bright yellow flowers. Fertilizer sensitive. (S)

CUTIE (calostrotum hybrid)
-15°F 3' Late March-April. Lilac-pink flowers on a small-leafed, upright plant. (S)

CYNTHIA (catawbiense x griffithianum) *
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Deep magenta-pink flowers with crimson spotting on the upper lobe.

DAME NELLIE MELBA (Standishi x arboreum)
0°F 6' April. Beautiful bright pink flowers, darker outside, with brownish-crimson spots.

DAPHNOIDES (ponticum selection or cross)
-15°F 5' Early May. Pom-pom shaped, medium-purple flowers. Glossy green, crinkled leaves. Compact, rounded habit. (S)

DARK EYES (probably Purple Splendour hybrid)
-5°F 5' Late March-April. Medium-purple flowers with a darker eye. Dark green foliage and an upright growth habit.

DAVID (Hugh Koster x neriiflorum)
+5°F 5' April. Blood-red flowers with a frilled margin. Upright growth habit.

DEXTER/BOSLEY #1020 (unknown)
0°F 5' Late April-May. Light pink with a creamy yellow throat. Dark green foliage.(S)

DEXTER/BOSLEY #1040 (unknown)
0°F 5' Late April-May. Soft pink flowers. Compact habit. (S)

DEXTER'S CHAMPAGNE (unknown)
-15°F 4' Mid April. The fragrant flowers are a beautiful mixture of pale apricot and creamy yellow that fade to white. Bronze-green, glossy foliage. (S)

DEXTER'S HARLEQUIN (Pygmalion x [haematodes x Wellfleet])
-15°F 4' Mid April. Multi-colored flowers are white with a deep pink edges and purple-red dorsal rays. Glossy green foliage. (S)

DEXTER'S SPICE (unknown)
-5°F 5' Mid April. Fragrant, white flowers with a creamy-yellow throat. Glossy green leaves. (S)

DEXTER'S VANILLA (unknown)
0°F 4' Mid April. Pink buds open to creamy-white flowers with deeper pink edges and a red-brown blotch. Fragrant. (S)

DIANE TITCOMB (Marinus Koster x Snow Queen) *
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Large trusses that are pink in bud, fading to white with a crimson throat. Large, attractive foliage. (S)

DIDO (dichroanthum x decorum)
+5°F 3' Early May. Orange-yellow flowers in a lax truss. Light green leaves. Compact growth habit. (S)

DIDO X williamsianum
-5°F 3' Mid April. Dark pink flowers with a lighter pink center and crimson spotting on the upper lobe. Bronzy new foliage. Very compact growth habit. (S)

DINY DEE (Mrs. Lammot Copeland x Mary Drennen)
0°F 2' April. Orange-red buds open to lemon-yellow flowers with brown rays in the throat. (S)

DORA AMATEIS (carolinianum x ciliatum) *
-15°F 3' Late March-April. Spice-scented white flowers cover this low-growing, bushy plant. New growth bronzy-green.

DORMOUSE (Dawn's Delight x williamsianum)
-15°F 3' Late March-April. Bell-shaped flowers are two-toned pink, darker on the outside. (S)

DOROTHY AMATEIS (America x Purple Splendour)
-15°F 3' Early April. Rosy-purple flowers with a dark purple flair. Glossy foliage.

DOUBLE EAGLE (unknown)
0°F 4' March. Dark orange buds open to large deep yellow flowers. Nice foliage and growth habit. (S)

DOUGLAS R. STEPHENS (Jean Marie de Montague x unnamed white hybrid) *
-10°F 5' Mid April. Rose-red buds open to soft pink flowers with red spotting. Glossy, dark green foliage.

DR. ARNOLD W. ENDTZ (Pink Pearl x catawbiense hybrid)
-5°F 6' Mid April. Large, deep pink flowers. Attractive plant with large foliage. Reliable bloomer.

DR. STOCKER (caucasicum x griffithianum)
0°F 5' Early April. Creamy-white flowers with crimson spotting. Glossy, dark green leaves.

EASTER PARADE (Unique x Crest)
-5°F 4' Early April. Large, creamy-yellow flowers. Rounded foliage. Compact growth habit. (S)

EBONY PEARL (unknown)
+5°F 5' Bronzy purple-green foliage all year with new growth deep purple-red. Mauve-pink flowers. Compact habit. (S)

EDITH BOSLEY (Dexter Bosley #1035 x Lee's Dark Purple)
-25°F 4' Late April-May. Dark purple flowers. Very similar to 'Purple Splendour' with larger flowers and a better growing habit. (S)

EDITH BOULTER (Marion x Unique)
-5°F 5' Late March-April. Frilled, lavender-pink flowers with a darker edge.

EDITH MACWORTH PRAED (Doncaster hybrid)
-5°F 6' Early April. Large, red flowers with darker spotting. Upright growth habit.

EGRET (campylogynum 'White' x racemosum 'White Lace')
-5°F 2' Early April. Miniature clusters of white, bell-shaped flowers. Heavy bloomer. (S)

EL CAMINO (possibly Anna x Marinus Koster)
-5°F 5' Mid April. Large, dark pink flowers with a darker blotch and markings. Large, dark green foliage. (S)

ELEANORE (desquamatum x augustinii) *
+10°F 6' Late March-April. Lavender-blue flowers cover this upright growing plant. Small, dark green foliage. (S)

ELEGANTISSIMUM (probably ponticum hybrid) *
-5°F 6' Late April-May. Smaller trusses of lavender-blue flowers with an orange eye. Narrow, dark green, recurved foliage. Compact growth habit.

ELISABETH HOBBIE (Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group) *
-5°F 30" Early April. Scarlet red flowers. Compact habit with dark green foliage. Very floriferous.

ELIZABETH (forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group x griersonianum) *
0°F 3' Early April. Bright red flowers on a compact, spreading plant. Blooms at an early age. Very heat tolerant.

ELIZABETH TITCOMB (Marinus Koster x Snow Queen) *
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Large, pale pink flowers with darker pink margins. (S)

ELSIE FRYE (ciliicalyx hybrid) Maddeni group
+15°F 5' Late March-April. Very fragrant, large, white flowers blushed pink with a yellow throat. Similar to, but more compact than 'Fragrantissimum'. (S)

ELYA ([Fabia x bureavii] x yakushimanum)
-5°F 3' Late March. Rose-pink flowers. Compact growth habit. Dark green foliage with reddish-brown indumentum. (S)

EMASCULUM (ciliatum x dauricum)
0°F 5' Early March. Light pink flowers. Upright growth habit. Small leaves. Heat tolerant.

ENJOY DAWN (unknown)
+15° 4' Late February-March. Long-lasting rosy pink flowers, fading to light pink. Compact habit. (S)

ERMINE (Britannia x Mrs. A.T. de la Mare) *
0°F 5' Late May. Fragrant, pure white flowers. Light green foliage.

ERNEST INMAN (yakushimanum x Purple Splendour)
-10°F 4' Mid April. Lavender buds open to white flowers with a lavender edge and a yellow green blotch. Glossy, dark green foliage. (S)

ETHEL (F.C. Puddle x forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group)
+5°F 18" Early April. Bright red, bell-shaped flowers. Low, creeping growth habit. (S)

ETHEL STOCKER (unknown)
-15°F 5' Mid April. Crimson buds open to deep pink flowers. Dark green foliage. (S)

ETTA BURROWS (Fusilier x strigillosum)
+5°F 6' Late March-April. Blood-red flowers, up to 30 per truss. Handsome foliage shows its R. strigillosum heritage. (S)

EUCLID (unknown-probably contains catawbiense)
-25°F 5' Mid April-May. Unique, azalea-like rosy-violet flowers with a frilled edge. Compact growth habit. (S)

EVERGREEN OCCIDENTALE (occidentale x macrophyllum) *
-10°F 6' Mid May. A semi-evergreen hybrid (azaleodendron) of California's two native rhododendrons. Fragrant, lavender-pink flowers with a yellow eye. Upright growth habit.

EXBURY ANGELO (griffithianum x discolor)
-5°F 6' Mid May. Fragrant, pale pink flowers fading to white. Upright, vigorous growth habit. (S)

EXBURY CALSTOCKER (calophytum x Dr. Stocker)
-5°F 6' Late March-April. Large, cream flowers with a rich red flare in the throat. Handsome, heavily veined, large leaves. (S)

EXBURY HYBRIDS deciduous *
-25°F 5' April-May. Stout-branched, upright growing shrubs to 6'-8' with flowers in clear, glowing colors of white to pink, yellow to gold, and orange to red. Many are fragrant, especially the yellows. Best with part to full sun exposure to enhance the yellow to scarlet fall color. Named varieties:

EXOTIC (Loderi King George x Ostbo Y3)
-15°F 6' Early April. Large, multi-colored flowers are red with yellow and pink. Slightly fragrant. Good foliage and form. (S)



FABIA (dichroanthum x griersonianum)
+5°F 3' Late April-May. Lovely bell-shaped, orange flowers. Narrow, dark green leaves on a fairly compact grower. (S)

FABIA TANGERINE (dichroanthum x griersonianum)
+5°F 3' Late April-May. Soft orange, bell-shaped flowers with crimson spotting throughout. Narrow, dark green foliage. (S)

FABUR (Fabia x bureavii)
0°F 3' Late April-May. Deep coral-pink flowers with red spotting throughout. Deep green foliage with cinnamon indumentum. Compact habit. (S)

FAGGETTER'S FAVOURITE (fortunei ssp. fortunei hybrid)
-5°F 6' Mid April-May. Pink buds open to fragrant, soft pink flowers with a creamy yellow throat. Full, upright grower. (S)

FANTASTICA (Mars x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
-10°F 2' April. Red flowers shading to a white throat with small green and yellow spots. Compact, dense habit. (S)

FASTUOSUM FLORE PLENO (catawbiense x ponticum) *
-10°F 6'. Late April-May. Semi-double, lavender-blue flowers with darker markings. Dark, matte-green leaves.

FIRE BIRD (Norman Shaw x griersonianum)
0°F 5' Late April-May. Glowing, salmon-red flowers with black specks in a large, fairly full truss. Upright, spreading growth habit.

FIREMAN JEFF (J.M.de Montague x Grosclaude) *
0°F 3' April. Bright, blood-red flowers. Large red calyx. Slight indumentum on new growth.

FLAVA (yakushimanum x wardii) *
-15°F 2' April. Light yellow flowers with a red blotch. Compact habit. (S)

FLORA MARKEETA (thomsonii x [Unique x Luscombei var. Leonardslee])
-5°F 4' Late March-April. Creamy-white flowers edged with coral-pink and a yellow center. Deep green, rounded leaves. (S)

FLYMAN '1309' (unknown) deciduous
-25°F 5' Late April-May. Small, white flowers. Stiff, upright habit.

FORSTERIANUM (veitchianum x edgeworthii) Maddeni group
+15°F 5' Late March-April. Fragrant, white flowers with a striking yellow flare. Upright and compact grower. (S)

FRAGRANS (catawbiense x viscosum) *
-15°F 5' Mid May. An azaleodendron with fragrant, mauve flowers. Narrow, dark green foliage. Dense, upright grower.

FRAGRANTISSIMUM (edgeworthii x formosum) Maddeni group
+15°F 6' Mid April-May. Pink-tinged buds open to large, white, funnel-shaped flowers. Although this is a leggy plant, the wonderful spicy fragrance makes it worth the effort. Best grown as an espalier against a wall or tree. (S)

FRAGRANTISSIMUM 'IMPROVED' (syn. 'COMPACT') (edgeworthii x ciliicalyx) Maddeni group
+15°F 5' Late March-April. Large, fragrant, white, funnel-shaped flowers with a pink-tinged flare. A more compact form than 'Fragrantissimum'. (S)

FRAN SUMNER (Seta x johnstoneanum) Maddeni group
+10°F 3' February-March. Two-toned pink flowers with a ruffled edge. Compact growth habit. (S)

FRANK BAUM (Mars x Jasper)
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Glowing, coral-red flowers. Deep green foliage and reddish stems. (S)

FRANK GALSWORTHY (ponticum x unknown)
-15°F 5' Late April. Reddish-purple flowers with a large yellow flare. Grows wider than tall. (S)

FRED PESTE ((yakushianum x Corona) x haematodes)
0°F 3' Mid May. Wide funnel-shaped, cardinal-red flowers with a deep maroon throat. Deep glossy-green leaves. Compact, spreading habit. (S)

FURNIVAL'S DAUGHTER (probably Mrs. Furnival selfed)
-5°F 5' Mid April-May. Light pink flowers with a cherry-red flair. Larger leaves and lighter colored flowers than 'Mrs. Furnival'. (S)

FUSILIER X MAYDAY
+5°F 4' Late April-May. Striking salmon-colored flowers with orange-red freckles throughout. Nice foliage and form. Heat tolerant. (S)

GARTENDIREKTOR GLOCKER (Doncaster x williamsianum)
-5°F 3' Early April. Rose-red, bell-shaped flowers in a loose truss. Large, oval leaves on a low-growing, compact plant. (S)

GARTENDIREKTOR RIEGER (Adriaan Koster x williamsianum)
-10°F 4' April. Pink buds open to cream flowers with red spotting. Compact growth habit. (S)

GEORGEANNE (unknown)
-5°F 4' Late April-May. Delicate coral-red flowers with a cream center. Compact, upright growth habit.

GEORGE REYNOLDS (Knap Hill) deciduous
-25°F 6' Large yellow flowers with a green throat and a chrome blotch on upper lobe.

GEORGE RITTER (griersonianum x unknown)
+5°F 4' May. Large flowers of pink with a crimson throat, held in lax truss. Large, handsome foliage.

GERTRUDE BOVEE (Loderi King George x Ostbo Y3)
+5°F 5' April. Ruffled, scented, ivory-cream flowers. Large, handsome foliage. (S)

GIBRALTAR (Knaphill hybrid) deciduous
-25°F 6' Late April-May. Frilled, fragrant, deep orange red flowers in large, full trusses.

GINNY GEE (keiskei x racemosum)
-10°F 3' Late March-April. Bright pink buds open to soft blush-pink flowers. A fine dwarf rhododendron. (S)

GLEN'S ORANGE ([neriiflorum x griersonianum] x dichroanthum)
-5°F 3' Mid April-May. Orange-yellow flowers with radiating creamy-pink stripes. Dense, low growing habit. (S)

GLORY OF LITTLEWORTH (unknown) *
-5°F 5' Early April. An azaleodendron with striking flowers that are white with large orange blotches. (S)

GLORY OF PENJERRICK (arboreum x griffithianum)
+5°F 6' Late March-April. Deep strawberry-red flowers fade to pink. Nice foliage and growth habit. (S)

GLOWING EMBERS (Romany Chal x griersonianum)
+5°F 4' Late May-June. Vivid red, bell-shaped flowers. Compact growth habit.

GOBLIN (Break of Day x griersonianum)
+5°F 4' May. Loose trusses of red flowers. Low, compact growth habit.

GOLDEN BELLE (fortunei ssp. discolor x Fabia)
-5°F 4' Mid May. Lovely saucer-shaped flowers of apricot with yellow tones and darker stripes outside. Compact growth habit. (S)

GOLDEN DALE [(Loderi x wardii) x campylocarpum) x Skipper]
-5°F 4' Mid April-May. Red buds open to yellow flowers with a red throat. Light green foliage. (S)

GOLDEN FLEECE (Goldsworth Orange x Yvonne)
-5°F 4' Late April. Large, frilled, golden-yellow flowers. Large, rounded foliage. (S)

GOLDEN GATE (see R. scyphocalyx 'GOLDEN GATE')

GOLDEN ORFE (concatenans x Lady Chamberlain)
+5°F 4' May. Yellow flowers with a touch of orange. An upright, small-leafed plant. (S)

GOLDEN PHEASANT (Day Dream x Margaret Dunn)
+5°F 4' Early April. Golden-yellow flowers, orange in bud, with a crimson center. Large, handsome foliage. (S)

GOLDEN PRINCESS (keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x mekongense var. melinanthum)
-5°F 2' Late March. Small, bright yellow flowers. The foliage turns burgundy in winter. Low, dense growth habit. (S)

GOLDEN STAR (fortunei ssp. fortunei x wardii)
0°F 5' Mid April-May. Large, golden-yellow flowers. Attractive rounded foliage. (S)

GOLDEN TORCH (Bambi x (Grosclaude x griersonianum)
+5°F 4' Mid April-May. Soft yellow flowers with red spotting in the throat. Large, medium-green foliage. (S)

GOLDEN WEDDING (yakushimanum x Mrs. Lammont Copeland)
0°F 3' April. Dark red buds open to yellow flowers. Compact growth habit. (S)

GOLDEN WITT (scyphocalyx x [Moonstone x Adrastia])
0°F 3' Late March-April. Yellow flowers with a red blotch. Low growing and compact. (S)

GOLDFEE (wardii x Alice Street)
-10°F 3' April. Orange buds open to chartreuse-yellow flowers. Low, mounding habit. (S)

GOLDFLIMMER (sport of ponticum or catawbiense)
-10°F 5' Late April. Mauve flowers. Variegated foliage is deep green with yellow margins. Compact grower. (S)

GOLDILOCKS (xanthostephanum x leucaspis)
0°F 2' Mid March-April. Small, greenish-yellow flowers. A profuse bloomer. Dark foliage. (S)

GOLDSTRIKE (oreotrephes x Royal Flush)
0°F 4' Early April. Attractive, tubular, two-toned yellow flowers. Glossy, olive-green foliage. Upright growth habit. (S)

GOLFER (yakushimanum x pseudochrysanthum)
-15°F 18" Late May. Dark rose buds open to clear pink flowers. Low and spreading habit. (S)

GOMER WATERER (catawbiense hybrid) *
-10°F 6' Early May. Lavender-pink buds open to white flowers with a lavender-pink flush. Deep green foliage.

GOOD NEWS (Britannia x Romany Chal)
-5°F 5' Late May-June. Tubular, crimson-red flowers with wavy lobes. Compact growth habit. (S)

GRACE SEABROOK (J. M. de Montague x strigillosum) *
-5°F 4' Late March-April. Large, bright blood-red flowers. Handsome, dark green foliage. Compact, spreading growth. Same cross as 'Taurus'. (S)

GRAND SLAM (Trude Webster x Lydia) *
-5°F 6' Late April-May. Large, cone-shaped trusses of brilliant pink flowers. Large, glossy green foliage. Vigorous grower.

GREAT SCOTT (Mrs J.G. Millais x Cheyenne)
-5°F 5' April. Large, white flowers with a deep maroon blotch. Deep green foliage. (S)

GRETSEL (bureavii x Fabia)
-5°F 3' April. Pastel pink flowers with salmon orange edging. Heavy indumentum. (S)

GROSCLAUDE (haematodes x eriogynum)
+5°F 3' Mid May. Waxy, blood-red, bell-shaped flowers. Compact, mounding habit.

GWEN BELL (Walloper cross)
-5°F 6' Late April-May. Huge trusses of medium-pink flowers. Large leaves with bronzy hues. (S)

GWEN BELL (SHN) (unknown)
-5°F 6' Late April. Large trusses of medium-pink flowers with darker pink margins . (S)

HALFDAN LEM (J. M. de Montague x red Loderi)
-5°F 5' Mid April-May. Huge, cherry-red flowers held in large trusses. Vigorous growth habit with large, handsome foliage. (S)

HALLELUJAH (Kimberly x J. M. de Montague) *
-15°F 4' Late April-May. Large, rose-red flowers in a large, tight truss. Upright, compact grower with heavily textured leaves. (S)

HAMMA HAMMA (Fabia x unknown) *
+10°F 5' Late May. Red flowers heavily spotted black on dorsal lobe. Large, narrow foliage.

HANSEL (bureavii x Fabia)
-5°F 3' Mid April-May. Soft salmon-orange flowers in a lax truss. Good foliage with buff indumentum on a compact growing plant. (S)

HARDIJZER'S BEAUTY (see Evergreen Azalea section)

HARVEST MOON (Mrs. Lindsay Smith x campylocarpum hybrid)
-5°F 4' April. Creamy-yellow flowers with red flair. Glossy, light green foliage. (S)

HAZEL (bureavii x unknown)
-5°F 5' Mid April. Light pink flowers with darker pink stripes and edges. Dark green foliage.

HEARTS DELIGHT (Mrs. A.T. de la Mare x Britannia)
-10°F 5' May. Large trusses of bright red with darker markings. Dense, dark green leaves. (S)

HEAVENLY SCENT (fortunei x unknown)
0°F 5' April. Large, fragrant, medium pink flowers with red spots on upper lobe. Compact habit. (S)

HELEN DRUECKER (elliottii x Betty Wormald) *
+5°F 5' Late April-May. Pink flowers edged with a deeper pink. Large, wide leaves.

HELEN JOHNSON (Mrs. Furnival x Mrs. Donald Graham)
+5°F 5' April-May. Trumpet-shaped, carmine-rose flowers with a striking blotch.

HELEN STRYBING (maddenii x cinnabarinum hybrid) Maddeni group
+20°F 6' May. Fragrant, white, trumpet-shaped flowers. Strong, upright grower. (S)

HELENE SCHIFFNER (possibly an arboreum hybrid) *
-5°F 4' Early April. White flowers held in a smaller, domed-shaped truss. Narrow, deep green leaves with reddish stems. (S)

HELLO DOLLY (Fabia x smirnowii)
-10°F 3' Mid April. Yellow flowers with tones of orange and rose and a large, showy calyx. Medium-green leaves form a well-branched, rounded shrub. (S)

HOLY MOSES (smirnowii x King of Shrubs)
-5°F 4' Late April-May. Striking orange and yellow flowers. Exceptional foliage and form. (S)

HOMEBUSH (Knaphill/Ghent hybrid) deciduous
-25°F 5' Late April-May. Semi-double, ball-shaped trusses of deep pink.

HORIZON MONARCH (Nancy Evans x Point Defiance)
-5°F 6' Late April-May. Red buds open to large, yellow flowers. Nice foliage and a compact habit. (S)

HOTEI (Goldsworth Orange x [ souliei x wardii])
+5°F 3' Mid April-May. Large, canary-yellow flowers on a compact plant make this a winner. Sometimes slow to begin blooming, but withholding water in late summer seems to encourage bud set at an earlier age. Needs excellent drainage and cool roots to grow well. (S)

HUMBOLDT (catawbiense x unknown)
-15°F 5' Late April. Pale mauve flowers with a dark flare and darker markings.

HUMMING BIRD (haematodes x williamsianum)
0°F 3' Late March-April. Medium-sized red flowers. Handsome oval leaves on a compact growing plant. (S)

HURRICANE (Mrs. Furnival x Anna Rose Whitney)
+5°F 5' Late April-May. A lovely shade of pink with deeper pink markings. Vigorous yet compact growth habit. (S)

HYDON DAWN (yakushimanum x Springbok)
+5°F 3' Mid April-May. A compact plant with pink buds opening to soft pink. (S)

HYPERION (unknown)
-5°F 5' Mid May. Blue-tinged white flowers with a chocolate blotch, similar to 'Sappho'.

IBEX (griersonianum x pocophorum)
+5°F 5' Mid April-May. Bright red flowers. Attractive foliage with cinnamon-colored indumentum. Heat tolerant.

ICE CUBE (Catalgla x Belle Heller) *
-20°F 5' Late April-May. Mauve buds open to white with a yellow blotch.. Attractive olive-green foliage. Good for cold areas.

IDEALIST (wardii x Naomi)
+5°F 5' Mid April. Bell-shaped, pale yellow flowers with a touch of green. Vigorous grower with dark green, rounded leaves. (S)

ILAM CREAM (see LODERI group - ILAM CREAM)

ILAM VIOLET (augustinii 'Electra' x russatum) *
+5°F 4' Late March. Dark violet-blue flowers. Small foliage. Upright habit. (S)

impeditum x russatum *
-15°F 3' Mid March-April. Indigo-blue flowers on a small-leafed plant with an upright growth habit. (S)

INHERITANCE (Jock x Antoon van Welie)
-5°F 4' Late April-May. Bright pink flowers in tight trusses. Handsome, deep green foliage. Heat tolerant.

IRENE STEAD (see LODERI group - IRENE STEAD)

ISABEL PIERCE (Anna x Lem's Goal)
+5°F 6' Mid April-May. Large, rich pink flowers. Leaves are long and narrow, colored deep glossy green. (S)

IVERY'S SCARLET (arboreum hybrid)
+10°F 6' Early March. An upright grower with large, narrow, light green leaves. Brilliant red flowers in small, rounded trusses. (S)

JADE (Fabia x Corona)
+5°F 3' Mid April-May. Orange and pink flowers fade to a greenish yellow. Good foliage. (S)

JAN BEE (Captain Jack x kingianum)
+5°F 5' April. Blood-red flowers with darker spotting. Compact, spreading growth habit. (S)

JAN DEKENS (possibly a Pink Pearl hybrid)
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Beautiful trusses of large, ruffled, bright pink flowers with a darker pink edging. A handsome, vigorous plant with boldly ruffled leaves.

JANET BLAIR (possibly a Dexter hybrid)
-15°F 6' Late April. Flat-faced, frilled, soft pink flowers with a golden blotch. Nice foliage. (S)

JEAN MARIE de MONTAGUE (griffithianum hybrid) *
-5°F 5' Early April-May. Bright, cherry-red flowers, attractive foliage and compact growth habit make it hard to beat. The complete name is 'The Honorable Jean....'.

JENNIE DOSSER (Britannia x Trilby)
-5°F 6' May. Large trusses of lavender flowers with a darker eye.

JEZEBEL (Fabia x unknown) *
-5°F 6' Late April-May. Bright red flowers. Upright growth habit. Handsome, heavily veined, narrow leaves.

JIM DREWRY (Ruby F. Bowman x elliottii)
-5°F 6' Mid April-May. Bright red flowers with darker spots. Attractive, upright growth. Heat tolerant.

JINGLE BELLS (Lem's Goal x Fabia)
+5°F 3' Mid April-May. Bell-shaped flowers opening to deep rose, gradually turning to a rich yellow. Handsome foliage and dense, compact growth. (S)

JOCK (williamsianum x griersonianum) *
-5°F 3' Mid April. Profuse, rosy-pink flowers. Low, spreading habit. Fertilizer sensitive.

JOCK X SUSAN *
-5°F 5' Late April. Bluish-pink, bell-shaped flowers. Matte-green foliage. A compact grower. (S)

JOHN COUTTS ([Grand Arab x griffithianum] x griersonianum)
+5°F 4' Late May. Large, salmon-pink flowers with a darker pink throat. Dense, full habit. Long, narrow, pointed leaves.

JOHN WALTER (catawbiense x arboreum)
-10°F 5' Mid April-May. Ruffled, crimson-red flowers. Olive-green foliage on a compact growing plant.

JOHNNY BENDER (J. M. de Montague x Indiana)
-5°F 5' Mid May. Bright red flowers of heavy substance. Handsome, dark green, elliptical foliage. (S)

johnstoneanum x cubittii Maddeni group
+5°F 4' Late March-April. Rose-colored buds open white. Slightly fragrant. Small-leafed, compact grower. (S)

johnstoneanum x moupinense Maddeni group
+5°F 3' Late March-April. Pink buds open to white, ruffled flowers. Small leaves, compact growth habit. (S)

JOY RIDGE (unknown)
+20°F 3' March. Dark orange buds open to large, bright yellow flowers. Compact growth habit. Needs shade. (S)

JUNIFEUER (syn. JUNE FIRE) (Mary Waterer x Moser's Maroon)
-10°F 3' May. Bright red flowers with a glowing yellow flair over a white throat. Reddish new growth. Grows wider than tall.

KAPONGA (arboreum x Ivery's Scarlet) *
+10°F 6' Late March-April. A New Zealand hybrid with red flowers with darker spots. Vigorous, dense, upright growth. (S)

KARIN (Britannia x williamsianum) *
-15°F 3' Early April. Large, ruffled, bright pink flowers with deeper tones that are held more upright than most hybrids of this type. (S)

KATRINA (Anna x Purple Splendor)
0°F 5' May. Dark pink buds open to pale pink flowers with orange-red spotting in the throat. Light green foliage.

keiskei x floribundum x ludlowii x lutescens *
-5°F 18" Late March. Soft yellow with orange speckles. A low-growing dwarf. (S)

keiskei x spinuliferum *
+5°F 6' Mid February-March. Rich yellow flowers with stripes of orange-red. Narrow, medium-green leaves. Upright growth habit. (S)

KEN JANEK (selected form of yakushimanum)
-15°F 3' Mid April. Brightly colored pink flowers. One of the best of the 'Yaks'. Heavy indumentum. (S)

KILIMANJARO (elliottii x Dusky Maid)
0°F 5' Late April-May. Huge trusses of currant-red blossoms with crimson spots. Dark green leaves on an upright but sparse-branching grower. (S)

KILIMANJARO (SHN) (unknown)
0°F 4' Early April-May. Tight trusses of currant-red with crimson spots. Compact habit with smaller foliage and flowers than 'Kilimanjaro'. (S)

KIMBERLY (williamsianum x fortunei ssp. fortunei)
-10°F 3' Early April. Light pink, slightly fragrant flowers. Attractive foliage and compact habit. (S)

KIMBETH (Kimberly x Elizabeth)
-5°F 3' Late March-April. A mass of deep pink flowers on a compact growing plant. (S)

KING OF SHRUBS (fortunei ssp. discolor x Fabia)
0°F 4' Late May. Unusual orange flowers with yellow stripes. Neat, narrow foliage. (S)

KING RED (Exbury hybrid) deciduous
-25°F 5' Late April-May. Slightly ruffled, bright red, ball-shaped trusses.

KIWI MAGIC ([yakushimanum x Dido] x Lem's Cameo)
0°F 5' Late April-May. Pink buds open to frilled, soft pink flowers with a bright yellow center fading to pale yellow toward the margins. A New Zealand hybrid. (S)

KLUIS SENSATION (Britannia hybrid)
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Dark red flowers, faintly spotted, in a small, tight truss. Dark green leaves. Compact habit.

KNAPHILL 'ROSELLA PINK' X atlanticum deciduous
-25°F 5' Late April-May. Apricot flowers.

KOKARDIA (Humboldt x Direktor E. Hjelm)
-10°F 5' Late April. Mauve-pink flowers with a reddish blotch.

LADY ALICE FITZWILLIAM (unknown maddeni hybrid) Maddeni group
+20°F 5' Late March-April. Pink buds open to fragrant, white flowers. Fairly compact. (S)

LADY BERRY (see cinnabarinum x polyandrum)

LADY CLEMENTINE MITFORD (maximum hybrid)
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Soft peach-pink flowers and distinctive gray-green foliage.

LADY ROSEBERY (cinnarbarinum var. roylei x Royal Flush)
+10°F 6' Late March-April. Hanging, tubular flowers of an attractive pink shaded with rose. Blue-green foliage. Upright, open habit. Needs good air circulation. (S)

LAKE LORRAINE (burmanicum 'Cox' x cuffeanum) Maddeni group
+15°F 4' May. Fragrant, light yellow flowers. Grows as wide as tall but needs pinching to produce a bushy plant. (S)

LAMPLIGHTER (Britannia x Madame Fr. J. Chauvin)
0°F 5' Mid April. Striking, luminous hot-pink flowers in large trusses. Compact, rounded shrub with medium-green leaves.

LANCE LONG (unknown)
+5°F 5' Mid April. Large, yellow flowers with orange-tinted edges fading to yellow. Handsome foliage and form. (S)

LARTAG (possible taggianum hybrid) Maddeni group
+15°F 6' Late February. Fragrant white flowers held in a loose truss. Long, narrow foliage. (S)

LEE'S DARK PURPLE (catawbiense hybrid)
-15°F 6' Late April. Purple flowers with a yellow-green eye and purple stamens Dark, wavy foliage.

LEMON ICE (ponticum x unknown)
-15°F 4' Late April. White flowers with a golden-yellow blotch. Good for exposed areas. Very similar to 'Chionoides'.

LEMON LODGE (Prelude selfed)
-5°F 4' April. A new Zealand hybrid with huge, primrose-yellow flowers on a compact plant with bluish-green foliage. (S)

LEMON MIST (xanthostephanum x leucaspis) *
+10°F 3' Mid March-April. Greenish-yellow flowers cover this plant. Small leaves, fairly compact grower. (S)

LEM'S AURORA (catawbiense x Fabia x Tally Ho)
0°F 4' Late April-May. A compact plant with blending yellow, pink and red tones. (S)

LEM'S CAMEO (Dido x Anna)
+5°F 5' Mid April-May. Large apricot, cream, and pink flowers are truly spectacular. New growth is bronze turning to a deep shiny green. Blooms at an early age. (S)

LEM'S GOAL X williamsianum
0°F 3' Late March-April. Creamy apricot-pink with white stripes. Compact. (S)

LEM'S MONARCH (syn. PINK WALLOPER) (Anna x Marinus Koster)
-5°F 6' Late April-May. Deep pink buds open to very large trusses of bright pink with white in the throat. Large, attractive foliage. (S)

LEM'S STORMCLOUD (see STORMCLOUD)

LEM'S #6 (unknown)
0°F 5' Mid April. Peachy-pink flowers. (S)

LEM'S #45 (unknown)
0°F 5' Late April-May. Large, flat-faced, white flowers with apricot and pink shading, creating a pinwheel effect. (S)

LEM'S #121 (unknown)
+5°F 5' Early April-May. Creamy white flowers, edged in soft pink with a crimson throat. (S)

LEO (Britannia x elliottii)
-5°F 5' Mid April-May. Deep red flowers of heavy substance. Handsome, dark green foliage.

LEO X JUTLAND
-5°F 5' Mid April-May. Even darker red than 'Leo' and with a heavier substance to the flowers. Attractive, dark green foliage. (S)

LETTY EDWARDS (campylocarpum var. elatum x fortunei ssp. fortunei)
0°F 5' Mid April. Pale sulfur-yellow flowers in a rounded truss. Fairly compact. (S)

LH2R18 (unknown)
-5°F 6' Mid March-April. Large trusses of medium pink. Light green foliage. Full growth habit.

LILA PEDIGO (Odee Wright x Crest) *
0°F 4' Early April. Bright yellow flowers in a full truss with red spotting fading to green. Compact habit. (S)

LILLIAN PESTE (yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x unnamed Whitney hybrid)
0°F 2' April. Flowers in a combination of pink, yellow, and orange. Dense, compact grower. (S)

LINDA (Britannia x williamsianum)
-15°F 3' Mid April. Frilled, rose-pink flowers in a upright truss. Dense habit. One of the most reliable williamsianum hybrids. (S)

LITTLE AUGIE (Little Imp x augustinii) *
-5°F 3' Mid March-April. Flowers are a bright blue. Good foliage and compact habit. (S)

LITTLE GEM (Carmen x elliotii)
0°F 18" April-May. Blood-red flowers on a low-growing dwarf. Dark green, heavily veined foliage. Good for the rock garden.

LITTLE IMP (impeditum x Blue Diamond) *
0°F 12" Early March-April. Attractive gray-green foliage cloaked with bright blue flowers in spring. This dwarf needs excellent drainage and bright light. (S)

LITTLE WHITE DOVE (fortunei ssp. fortunei x yakushimanum)
+5°F 3' Late April. White flowers in a truss of up to 12. Small leaves. (S)

LODERI group Large growing, broad spreading shrubs with handsome foliage. Large, heavily textured, incredibly fragrant flowers on well-established plants are worth the wait.
We carry:
GAME CHICK (fortunei ssp. fortunei x griffthianum)
0°F 6' Mid April. Pale pink with a faint blotch. Fragrant. (S)

ILAM CREAM (Loderi x unknown)
+5°F 6' Mid April. Pink buds open to pale primrose-yellow flowers, suffused with pink on the lobes. Slightly fragrant. (S)

IRENE STEAD (fortunei ssp. fortunei x griffthianum)
+5°F 6' Mid April. Huge trusses of soft pink. Fragrant. (S)

KING GEORGE (fortunei ssp. fortunei x griffthianum)
0°F 6' Mid April. Pink buds open to very large white blossoms. Fragrant. One of the best whites. (S)

PINK DIAMOND (fortunei ssp. fortunei x griffthianum)
0°F 6' Mid April. Flower opens rose-pink and fades to lighter pink. Fragrant. (S)

PRETTY POLLY (fortunei ssp. fortunei x griffthianum)
0°F 6' Mid April. Large, pink, fragrant flowers. (S)

VENUS (fortunei ssp. fortunei x griffthianum)
0°F 6' Mid April. Extremely fragrant and the deepest pink of the Loderi group. (S)

-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 younger age. (S)

LODESTAR (catawbiense var. album x Belle Heller)
-20°F 5' Mid May. Pale-lilac flowers, fading to white. Very floriferous.

LORD ROBERTS (possibly a catawbiense hybrid)
-15°F 5' Mid May. Deep red flowers, nice glossy-green foliage. Vigorous, upright plant.

LORI EICHELSER (forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group x Bow Bells)
-5°F 2' Late March-April. Bright cherry-red flowers cover this low-spreading plant in spring. Handsome foliage and form.

LUCY LOU (leucaspis x [ciliatum x leucaspis]) *
0°F 3' Early March. Snow-white flowers cover this compact grower with furry, light green leaves. Similar to 'Snow Lady'.

LYDIA (Antoon van Welie x Day Dream)
0°F 6' Mid May. Waxy, brilliant pink flowers. One of the brightest of all the pinks. Large, glossy leaves.

MADAME FR. J. CHAUVIN (fortunei ssp. fortunei x unknown)
-10°F 6' Mid April. Round trusses of rosy-pink flowers with a red blotch. Upright, vigorous grower.

MADAME MASSON (catawbiense x ponticum) *
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Pure white flowers with a golden-yellow eye. Dark green foliage. A dense compact grower. Flowers profusely.

MANDALAY (haematodes x venator)
-5°F 4' Mid April-May. Deep red flowers. Handsome, deeply veined, narrow leaves.

MANDA SUE (Vulcan x Elspeth)
0°F 3' Mid April. Ball-shaped trusses are shell-pink with a creamy yellow throat and edged with red. (S)

MANDERLAY (Scandinavia x Fabia)
-5°F 4' Mid April-May. Cardinal-red flowers with darker spots. Compact growth habit.

MARCHIONESS OF LANSDOWNE (maximum hybrid)
-15°F 5' May. Violet-rose flowers with a very dark blotch and white stamens. Spreading and open growth habit.

MARDI GRAS (yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Vanessa)
0°F 3' Mid April. Pale pink flowers that fade to white with darker purplish-pink margins. Grows wider than tall. (S)

MARGARET MACK (Annie E. Endtz x Marion)
0°F 6' Late March-April. Frilled trusses of soft lilac pink flowers, paler in the center and spotted with deep rose.

MARINUS KOSTER (griffithianum hybrid) *
-5°F 6' April-Mid May. Deep pink flowers. Large, dome-shaped trusses. Upright habit.

MARKEETA'S FLAME (Loderi Venus x Anna)
-5°F 5' April-Mid May. Large rose-red flowers in a huge truss. Handsome, deep green foliage on reddish stems (S)

MARKEETA'S PRIZE (Loderi Venus x Anna)
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Bright red flowers with all the outstanding features of Markeeta's Flame. (S)

MARLEY HEDGES (Anna x Purple Splendour)
0°F 5' Late April-May. Purple flowers with white centers and a large red-purple flare. Glossy, deep green foliage.

MARTHA ISAACSON (occidentale x Ostbo seedling) *
-5°F 5' Late May. An azaleodendron with fragrant white flowers with pink stripes. Maroon-colored leaves.

MARTHA ROBBINS (forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group x sperabile)
0°F 18" Late March-April. Bright red flowers and handsome foliage make this a lovely plant.

MARTHA WRIGHT (burmanicum x Fragrantissimum) Maddeni group
+15°F 4' Late March-Mid April. Creamy-white flowers with yellow centers. Fragrant. (S)

MARTINE (see Evergreen Azalea section)

MARY BELLE (Atrier x Dechaem)
-15°F 5' Late May. Large flowers are salmon-pink that fade to buff yellow. Medium-sized leaves. (S)

MARY FLEMING ([racemosum x keiskei] x keiskei)
-15°F 3' Mid March-April. Creamy-yellow flowers with streaks of salmon pink. Winter foliage is an attractive bronze color. (S)

MARY MAYO (Loderi King George x Ostbo Y3)
+5°F 5' Early April. Frilled flowers of different shades of pink suffused with yellow. (S)

McNABII (ciliatum x edgeworthii) Maddeni group
+15°F 5' Early-Mid April. Fragrant, blush-white, funnel-shaped flowers. Medium-sized, soft green leaves. (S)

MEADOWGOLD (burmanicum x Lemon Mist) Maddeni group
+15°F 3' Late March-April. Sulfur-yellow blossoms with spotting on the upper petal. Small leaves. (S)

MEDUSA (scyphocalyx x griersonianum)
+5°F 3' Early April-May. Long, bell-shaped flowers are buff orange with fine vermilion lines. Upright, dense, and compact habit. (S)

MI AMOR (lindleyi x nuttallii) Maddeni group
+15°F 6' Late April-May. Very large, fragrant, white, trumpet-shaped flowers with an open growth habit. (S)

MIDNIGHT (Cup Day x Purple Splendour)
-5°F 5' Mid April. Red-purple flowers are heavily spotted with red on the upper lobe. Glossy-green foliage.

MIDNIGHT#2 (see WARLOCK)

MISSION BELLS (williamsianum x obiculare)
-5°F 4' Late March-April. Pale pink, bell-shaped flowers. Neat, rounded foliage on a compact grower. (S)

MOERHEIM'S BEAUTY (unknown)
0°F 2' Mid March-April. Small, medium-green, pointed leaves. Soft orchid pink flowers.(S)

MOERHEIM'S PINK (williamsianum x Genoveva)
-5°F 4' Early April-May. Deep pink flowers on a handsome, compact plant. (S)

MOLLIE COKER (Loderi x unknown)
0°F 6' Late April-May. Frilled, rosy-lavender blossoms with a ruby throat. Dark green leaves. A New Zealand hybrid with an open, tree-like habit. (S)

MOLLY ANN (Elizabeth x garden hybrid)
-5°F 2' Early April-May. Lovely rose-pink, bell-shaped flowers. Rounded leaves on a dense, compact plant.

MOLLY SMITH (yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Mrs. Furnival)
0°F 4' Mid May. Funnel-shaped, white flowers with a prominent orange-maroon blotch. Compact, rounded habit. (S)

MOOD INDIGO (augustinii x unknown)
-10°F 5' Mid March-April. Deep violet flowers. Small leaves. Upright growth habit. (S)

MOONSTONE X OLYMPIC LADY
-5°F 3' Early April. Creamy yellow, fading to white. Rounded foliage. (S)

MOONWAX (Holy Moses x Albatross)
0°F 6' Early May. Large, fragrant flowers have a warm yellow center with light mauve edges. Grows wider than tall. (S)

MORNING CLOUD (yakushimanum x Springbok)
-5°F 3' Early April. White flowers flushed with very light lavender. Compact. (S)

MOTHER GREER (hippophaeoides x Triflorum series)
-10°F 18" Late April-May. Bright purplish-mauve flowers appear after the other dwarf blues are through blooming. Compact growth habit. (S)

MOTHER OF PEARL (sport of Pink Pearl)
-5°F 6' Early April-May. Large, pearl-white flowers in a large truss. Good foliage and a vigorous grower.

MOUNT CLEARVIEW (Van Nes Sensation x Purple Splendour)
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Large trusses of rich lavender flowers with reddish-purple spotting in the throat. Compact habit.

MOUNT EVEREST (possibly contains campanulatum, griffithianum and catawbiense)
-10°F 5' Late March-April. Large trusses of narrow, bell-shaped, pure white flowers with reddish-brown markings. A vigorous, dense grower.

MOUNT ST. HELENS (Knaphill hybrid) deciduous
-25°F 5' Late April-May. Large, fragrant, salmon-pink flowers with yellow highlights.

MR. DEE (open pollinated Marinus Koster) *
-10°F 5' April. White flowers with pink edges. Deep green foliage.

MRS. A. T. DE LA MARE (Sir Charles Butler x White Pearl) *
-15°F 6' Early April-May. Mauve-pink buds open to large trusses of white flowers with a slight fragrance. Large, handsome foliage.

MRS. BETTY ROBERTSON (Mrs. Lindsay Smith x campylocarpum hybrid)
-5°F 4' Early April-May. Creamy-yellow flowers with a rust blotch. Compact growth habit. (S)

MRS. CHARLES PEARSON (Coombe Royal x Purpureum Grandiflorum) *
-5°F 6' Mid April-May. Large flowers of pink, darker outside, fading to bright pink inside with white stamens. Vigorous grower with deep green foliage.

MRS. E.C. STIRLING (griffithianum hybrid)
-5°F 6' Early May. Blush-pink flowers, slightly frilled, and of medium size in a tall, conical truss. Large, light green foliage.

MRS. FURNIVAL (griffithianum hybrid x caucasicum hybrid)
-15°F 5' Early April-May. Bright pink flowers with a showy darker blotch. Tight, dome-shaped trusses. Handsome foliage and a compact grower. Also, see 'Furnivals Daughter'. (S)

MRS. G.W. LEAK (Coombe Royal x Chevalier Felix de Sauvage) *
0°F 6' Early April-May. Light pink flowers with a strawberry blotch. Olive-green foliage. Vigorous grower in part sun or shade.

MRS. HELEN JACKSON (yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Chlorops)
0°F 4' Late March. Pink buds open to white flowers with a yellow-green flair. Glossy, dark green foliage. Rounded, compact growth habit.

MRS. J.G. MILLAIS (unknown)
+5°F 5' Mid April-May. Large, flat-faced white flowers, tinted orchid upon opening, with a very large golden blotch.

MRS. LIONEL DE ROTHSCHILD (griffithianum x Sappho)
-5°F 5' Mid April-May. Very showy white flowers flushed with pink and with a large crimson blotch. (S)

MRS. P.D. WILLIAMS (unknown)
-10°F 5' Mid May. Ivory-white flowers with a golden blotch. Dark green leaves.

MRS. T. H. LOWINSKY (catawbiense x maximum x ponticum)
-10°F 5' Late April-May. White flowers with a striking coppery-yellow blotch and large white stamens. Very dark green, glossy leaves. Fairly compact habit.

MRS. TOM AGNEW (probably a ponticum hybrid)
-5°F 6' Late April-May White flowers with a lemon blotch.

MUNCASTER MIST (campanulatum x floribundum)
-5°F 5' Late April. Conical trusses of smokey-blue flowers with darker margins. (S)

MURIEL GIAUQUE (cinnabarinum Roylei Group x crassum) Maddeni group
+15°F 6' Early May. Deep pink flowers with strong red spots on dorsal lobe. (S)

MURIEL PEARCE (Anna x Fusilier)
+10°F 6' April. Good-sized trusses of rose flowers with red spotting throughout. Medium-sized, narrow foliage. Heat tolerant. (S)

MY LADY (Forsterianum selfed) Maddeni group
+15°F 3' April. White blushed with pink flowers and a pale yellow throat. Glossy, dark green leaves. Fairly compact grower. (S)

MYRTIFOLIUM (minus var. minus x hirsutum) *
-15°F 3' Mid May-June. Small, soft pink flowers. Rich green leaves on a compact dwarf. Winter foliage is a reddish bronze. (S)

NANCY EVANS (Hotei x Lem's Cameo)
+5°F 5' Early May. Salmon-orange buds open to ball-shaped trusses of amber yellow flowers with orange on the outside. (S)

NANCY EVANS x scyphocalyx
+5°F 5' Early May. Flowers in shades of orange. Dense, compact habit. (S)

NAOMI NAUTILUS (Aurora x fortunei ssp. fortunei)
-5°F 6' Late April-May. Large, frilled, rose-pink tinged with shades of orange-yellow. The best of the Naomi group. (S)

NARCISSIFLORA (Ghent hybrid) deciduous
-25°F 5' Late April-May. Double, pale yellow flowers sweetly scented. Vigorous, upright grower.

NASELLE (Big Sam x Lem's Cameo)
+10°F 4' Early April. Large flowers are a pleasing combination of rose, orange, and yellow. Glossy-green foliage with maroon new growth. Neat, compact habit. (S)

NEPAL (catawbiense var. album x [wightii x fortunei ssp. fortunei])
-25°F 5' Late April-May. Pink buds opening to white tinged pink flowers. Good habit. Foliage hangs down in winter months. (S)

NESTUCCA (fortunei ssp. fortunei x yakushimanum)
-10°F 3' Early April-May. White flowers with a touch of brown in the throat. Dome-shaped trusses. Dark green leaves. Compact habit. (S)

NEWCOMB'S SWEETHEART (Pink Walloper x decorum)
0°F 5' April. Large trusses of fragrant, frilled flowers, light pinkish-mauve, darkening to orchid-pink with age. Its habit of growth is wider than tall. (S)

NIPPON (wardii x Seidel hybrid)
-10°F 3' Late April-May. Flat flowers of yellow with a red basal blotch. Compact, upright habit. (S)

NOBLE MOUNTAIN (yakushimanum x Rodeo)
-5°F 3' Late April-May. Frilly, purplish-pink flowers with heavy dark red spotting. Dense, compact habit. (S)

NOYO BRAVE (Noyo Chief x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
0°F 3' Early April-May. Bright pink flowers with a small red blotch. Medium-sized, deep green leaves. Compact grower. (S)

NOYO CHIEF (hybrid of arboreum ssp. nilagiricum)
+10°F 5' Early April-May. Showy red trusses but the foliage is the real attraction of this plant. New growth is bronze-colored, fading to a deep, shiny green and is heavily textured. (S)

NOYO DREAM (unknown)
0°F 3' Late February-March. Rich, creamy pink flowers on a compact grower with coppery indumentum on leaf undersides. (S)

OCEAN LAKE (Blue Diamond x Sapphire) *
-5°F 30" Mid March-April. Deep violet-blue flowers on this small-leafed, compact plant. Bronze foliage in winter. Needs good drainage. (S)

ODEE WRIGHT (Idealist x Mrs. Betty Robertson)
-5°F 4' Early April-May. Large, clear yellow flowers open from buds that are shaded peach. A compact plant with handsome, glossy leaves. (S)

OH JOHNNY (unknown)
+5°F 4' Late April-May. Bright yellow flowers with a darker center and an orange blotch. Large, showy calyx. (S)

OLD PORT (ponticum hybrid)
-15°F 5' Late April. Rich, dark burgundy flowers and glossy-green leaves.

OLGA (Mrs. Lindsay Smith x Dido)
-5°F 5' Late May. Salmon buds open to apricot with a coppery-yellow blotch. (S)

OLIVE (moupinense x dauricum)
-15°F 5' Mid February-March. Orchid-pink flowers on a hardy, upright, and vigorous plant. One of the first to bloom.

OLYMPIC LADY (Loderi King George x williamsianum)
-5°F 3' Late March-April. Large, cup-shaped, white flowers cover this plant in spring. Compact and spreading. Nice foliage. (S)

ONE THOUSAND BUTTERFLIES (Lem's Cameo x Pink Petticoats)
+5°F 5' Late April-May. Large, lily-like flowers in shades of rose and pink with a red blotch. Dark green foliage. (S)

OREGON BLUE (unknown) *
-5°F 1' Early April. Small blue flowers cover this low, spreading, dwarf plant. (S)

OSTBO'S ELIZABETH
(sport of Elizabeth) *
0°F 3' Late March-April. Large, red, trumpet-shaped flowers. The new foliage is a striking reddish-bronze color and heavily veined on a handsome, compact shrub. (S)

OSTBO'S LOW YELLOW (possibly a Fabia hybrid plus other species in the mix)
0°F 3' Mid April-May. Pink buds open to a creamy yellow with apricot shadings. The flower is unusual and beautiful. Compact growth habit. (S)

OSTFRIESLAND (Madame de Bruin x forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group)
-5°F 2' Late March-April. Bright scarlet flowers, compact habit.

OWEN PIERCE (Saffron Queen x burmanicum) Maddeni group
+15°F 4' Late March-April. , Small, trumpet-shaped, sulfur-yellow flowers cover this plant. Small leaves and a more compact grower than 'Saffron Queen'. (S)

OXYDOL (Exbury hybrid) deciduous
-25°F 5' Late April-May. White with faint yellow markings.

PAPRIKA SPICED (Hotei x Brandt's Tropicana)
-5°F 4' Early April-May. Soft yellow flowers with orange-red spotting. Rounded, broad habit. (S)

PARLEZ VOUS (nuttallii hybrid) Maddeni group
+20°F 5' Mid April. Very fragrant, tubular, white flowers. Nice foliage and red peeling bark. (S)

PATTY BEE (keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x fletcherianum) *
-10°F 18" Early April. Funnel?shaped flowers of clear yellow. (S)

PEEKABOO ([Carmen x Moonstone] x elliottii)
-5°F 2' Late March-April. A dwarf red with handsome, rounded, light green leaves. (S)

PEEPING TOM (wardii x Mrs. Furnival)
0°F 4' Late April-May. Handsome white flowers with a prominent purple eye. Rounded, compact grower. (S)

PEGGY BANNIER (unknown x Antoon van Welie)
-5°F 6' Early April. Frilled, pink flowers. Light green leaves on an open growing plant.

pemakoense x davidsonianum
+5°F 2' Mid March. Small, lavender-pink flowers with a darker eye. (S)

PEMATIT CAMBRIDGE (unknown) *
-5°F 18" Early March. Powder-blue flowers cover this compact growing, small-leafed dwarf. (S)

PENJERRICK (campylocarpum var. elatum x grifithianum)
+10°F 6' Mid March-April. Striking, creamy-white, wide bell-shaped flowers with contrasting dark stamens. Upright growing with medium-green leaves. (S)

PENNYWISE (Mars x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
-5°F 4' Early May. Cardinal-red buds open to carmine-rose. Compact. (S)

PERCY WISEMAN (yakushimanum x Fabia Tangerine selfed)
+5°F 3' Late April. Peach-pink flowers with a yellow center and orange spots fade to creamy white. Very compact, growing wider than tall. (S)

PHALAROPE (pemakoense x davidsonianum) *
+5°F 2' March-April. Long-lasting, lilac-pink flowers cover this handsome, small-leaved dwarf. (S)

PHYLLIS KORN (Diane x Gomer Waterer)
-15°F 5' Mid April-May. Large, creamy-yellow trusses with a reddish eye on an attractive, well-branched shrub. (S)

PILGRIM (fortunei ssp. fortunei x Gill's Triumph)
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Large, fragrant trusses of clear pink with darker markings. Narrow, dark green leaves. Fast growing, open and vigorous. (S)

PINEAPPLE DELIGHT (Hotei x Brandt's Tropicana)
0°F 3' Mid April. Bright yellow flowers with peach tones. Rounded, compact habit. (S)

PINK DRIFT (calostrotum x scintillans)
-10°F 18" Late March-April. Pinkish-plum-colored flowers cover this small-leafed dwarf. (S)

PINK DRIFT X davidsonianum
-10°F 2' Early April. Lilac-pink flowers. Compact habit (S)

PINK JEANS (sport of Jean Marie de Montague)
-5°F 4' April. Red buds open to domed trusses of purplish-red with yellow and white centers and some red spotting.

PINK PEARL (George Hardy x Broughtonii)
-5°F 6' Mid April-May. Large, soft pink flowers in a large truss on a handsome, vigorous plant. Still one of the best pinks.

PINK PETTICOATS (Jan Dekens x Britannia)
-5°F 5' Early April. Large, perfect trusses of rose-colored flowers. Down-curved leaves are long and fairly narrow and of a medium-green color. (S)

PINK SKY (bullatum x Elsie Frye) Maddeni group
+15°F 5' Late March-April. Fragrant, white flowers with a tinge of pink. Fairly compact grower. (S)

PINK SNOWFLAKES (racemosum x moupinense)
0°F 2' Late March. Bright red buds open to light pink to white flowers tinged with a deeper pink. Very floriferous. New foliage is a bronze color changing to a glossy green. (S)

PINK TOPAZ (yakushimanum hybrid)
-15°F 3' Early April. Dark rose buds open to pink, fading to white. Compact. Very similar to 'Hydon Dawn' (S)

PINK WALLOPER (see LEM'S MONARCH)

P.J.M. (minus var. minus x dauricum) *
-25°F 4' Early March. Early blooming, lavender-pink flowers are a striking contrast to the dark winter foliage. Upright habit. Very cold hardy. (S)

PLATINUM PEARL (Trude Webster x fortunei ssp. discolor)
-10°F 6' Mid April. Pale pink trusses with a rose blotch. Vigorous, robust-growing plant. (S)

POINT DEFIANCE (Anna x Marinus Koster)
-5°F 6' Late April-May. Large, heavily textured pink flowers with a deeper pink picotee edge and white centers. (S)

POLAR BEAR (diaprepes x auriculatum)
-5°F 6' June. Fragrant white flowers. Large leaves. Vigorous grower. One of the last to bloom. (S)

PRAIRIE GOLD ([Eldorado x leucaspis] x Lemon Mist) Maddeni group
+15°F 2' Late March-April. Small yellow flowers in clusters at the stem tips. Small leaves. (S)

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT (unknown) *
0°F 4' Late March-April. Unique, cherry-red flowers with a white center. Cream to yellow variegated leaves with green margins on a spreading plant. (S)

PRETTY BABY (Lem's Cameo x Hydon Dawn)
0°F 3' April. The vibrant pink flowers of this plant are shown off nicely by the large, dark green leaves. (S)

PRINCESS ANNE (keiskei x hanceanum)
-10°F 2' Late March-April. Lovely yellow flowers with a greenish cast. Compact habit with bronze-colored winter foliage. (S)

PRINCESS JULIANA (griffithianum hybrid)
+5°F 6' Late April-May. Rose-pink flowers. A vigorous plant that will grow as wide as tall.

PTARMIGAN (leucaspis x microleucum)
-5°F 1' Early March-April. Small white flowers cover this well-branched dwarf in spring. (S)

PUGET SOUND (Loderi King George x Van Nes Sensation)
-5°F 6' Late March-April. Large, fragrant, pink flowers. Dark green leaves with red stems add interest to this vigorous plant.

PUNCTATUM (syn. PUNCTA) (ferrugineum x minus var. minus) *
-15°F 3' Late May-June. Small clusters of pink flowers. Compact, rounded habit. Very similar to 'Myrtifolium'. (S)

PURPLE GEM (fastigiatum x minus var. minus) *
-20°F 2' Mid March-April. Small, round trusses of light purplish-violet flowers. (S)

PURPLE LACE (Britannia x Purple Splendour)
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Large, reddish-purple flowers have lacy, wavy edges. Rough-textured, deep green foliage. Upright and compact habit.

PURPLE SPLENDOUR (ponticum hybrid) *
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Wavy-edged, dark purple flowers with a black blotch make this one of the darkest purples. Dense, dark green foliage. (S)

PURPUREUM ELEGANS (catawbiense hybrid) *
-25°F 5' Mid May. Amethyst-violet flowers with brown and green markings. Adaptable to harsh conditions.

PURPUREUM GRANDIFLORUM (syn. CATAWBIENSE GRANDIFLORUM) (catawbiense hybrid)
-20°F 5' Mid May. Lavender-purple flowers with a golden yellow blotch. Deep green leaves and a good growth habit.

PYGMY (Moonstone x Carmen)
0°F 1' Early April-May. Dark red, bell-shaped flowers cover this wide and spreading dwarf. (S)

QUEEN ANNE'S ([brachycarpum x catawbiense] x fortunei ssp. fortunei)
0°F 5' Late March-April. Pale lavender flowers fading to white, have interesting stamens that resemble petals, making the flowers look double. (S)

QUEEN NEFERTITI (Loderi Venus x Anna)
-5°F 5' Mid April-May. Pink blossoms are edged with deep rose with some lighter spotting. Dark green foliage. (S)

QUEEN OF HEARTS (meddianum x Moser's Maroon)
-5°F 6' Mid April-May. Dark red flowers in medium trusses. Handsome, rounded leaves and red stems. Needs some sun to bloom properly.

racemosum x dauricum
+10°F 18" Late March-April. Pinkish-white flowers in a ball-shaped truss. Compact dwarf. (S)

racemosum x moupinense
+10°F 3' Early February-March. Pink flowers. (S)

RADIUM (griersonianum x Earl of Athlone)
+5°F 5' May. Cherry-red flowers in a large, loose truss. Upright, open grower. Glossy foliage.

RAINBOW (Anthony Waterer x griffithianum)
0°F 6' Early April-May. Flowers are edged in deep pink with white centers. Handsome foliage on a upright growing plant. Reddish, peeling bark on mature plants.

RAMAPO (fastigiatum x carolinianum) *
-20°F 2' Late March-April. Violet flowers. A hardy, very attractive dwarf that does well in quite a bit of sun or part shade. Grayish-green foliage. (S)

RAMONA (catawbiense hybrid)
-10°F 6' Late April-May. Large, lavender-pink flowers with a spotted throat. A good grower with nice foliage. (S)

RED EYE (Anah Kruschke x Purple Splendour) *
-10°F 5' Late April. Red-purple flowers with a pale yellow eye slowing turning red. Nice foliage. Full and compact.

RED OLYMPIA (Anna x Fusilier)
+5°F 5' Late April-May. Large, bright red trusses. The flowers are heavily spotted with black. Large, handsome leaves. (S)

RED SUNSET (Exbury Hybrid) deciduous
-20°F 5' Late April. Deep red flowers on a compact-growing plant with deep green foliage.

RED WALLOPER (Anna x Marinus Koster)
-5°F 6' Late April-May. Deep rose-red buds open dark pink and slowly fade to a lighter pink. Good foliage and form. (S)

REINE LONG (taronense x Elsie Frye) Maddeni group
+20°F 5' Late March-April. Large, white flowers streaked with rose and a yellow blotch. Fragrant. (S)

RENOIR (Pauline x yakushimanum)
-10°F 3' April. Light pink flowers with darker edges. Compact growth habit. (S)

REVE ROSE (forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group x Bow Bells)
-5°F 4' Late March-April. Salmon-rose flowers. New growth is a coppery color on a compact growing plant. (S)

REVLON (cinnabarinum Roylei Group x Lord Chamberlain)
5°F 5' Late April?May. Flared, tubular, carmine flowers on an upright plant. Small, grayish-green leaves. (S)

RIA HARDIJZER (see Evergreen Azalea section)

RIMFIRE (Exbury hybrid) deciduous
-25°F 5' Late April-May. Ruffled orange flowers with a darker edge.

RING OF FIRE (Darigold x Idealist)
0°F 3' Late April-May. Spectacular yellow flowers with a prominent ring of orange?red around the margins. Compact grower. (S)

RISING STAR (Mollis x Exbury) deciduous
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Light salmon-pink flowers with a large, reddish orange blotch.

ROBINETTE (Repens group hybrid x williamsianum)
-5°F 2' Late March-April. Rose-red flowers with a large, colored calyx. Compact, broad spreading. (S)

ROMAN POTTERY (dichroanthum x griersonianum)
+5°F 3' Late April-May. Hanging, tubular, dusky orange-red flowers. Narrow, dark green leaves on a fairly compact grower. (S)

ROMANY CHAI (Moser's Maroon x griersonianum)
0°F 6' Late May. Large, ball-shaped trusses of glowing red flowers with darker spots. Dull green, recurved foliage with a thin brown indumentum.

ROSAMUNDI (caucasicum hybrid)
-5°F 4' Late February-March. Light pink flowers in a loose truss. Handsome, dense foliage. Very similar to 'Christmas Cheer' but blooming a bit later.

ROSE ELF (racemosum x pemakoense)
+5°F 18" Mid February-March. Orchid-pink flowers and dense, bushy growth make this dwarf a delight. Very floriferous. (S)

ROSE LANCASTER (Tally Ho x yakushimanum)
+5°F 4' Early May. Clear pink flowers in a rounded truss. Dark green leaves with heavy tan indumentum. Compact habit. (S)

ROSE MANGLES (cinnabarinum x maddenii) Maddeni group
+10°F 6' April. Tubular, rose-pink flowers. (S)

ROSE POINT (Dido x williamsianum)
0°F 3' Late March-April. Light pink flowers with a touch of salmon. Rounded foliage. (S)

ROSY LIGHTS (prinophyllum x xkosterianum) deciduous
-45°F 5' Late April-May. Dark pink flowers with rose-red shadings. Fragrant. Very hardy to cold.

ROYAL FLUSH (cinnabarinum x maddenii) Maddeni group
+10°F Late March-April. Beautiful, tubular, pink-orange flowers. Upright habit. (S)

ROYAL FLUSH x crassum x polyandrum Maddeni group
+5°F 6' Mid May. Deep yellow, tubular flowers of a heavy texture with slight fragrance. Dark green, shiny, twisted leaves with red stems. Compact, upright grower. (S)

ROYAL PINK (Homer x williamsianum)
-15°F 3' Early April. Clear pink flowers in a ball-shaped truss. The foliage is round and dense and forms a compact plant. (S)

ROYAL PURPLE (unknown)
-15°F 6' Mid May. Rich reddish-purple flowers with a yellow eye and magenta stamens. Shiny, deep green foliage.

RUBICON (Noyo Chief x Kilimanjaro)
-5°F 5' Late March. Red flowers with black spotting and white anthers. Glossy green foliage. A New Zealand hybrid with a compact habit. (S)

RUBINA (didymum x Tally Ho)
+10°F 4' Late May. Dark maroon-red flowers. Compact growth habit with glossy foliage.

RUBY BOWMAN (fortunei ssp. fortunei x Lady Bligh)
-5°F 5' Early April-May. Dome-shaped trusses of rose-pink flowers with a darker throat. Long, flat foliage. Compact, formal habit.

RUBY HART([Carmen x Elizabeth] x elliottii)
0°F 2' Early April. A fine dwarf with dark red flowers and deep glossy-green foliage.

RUSSAUTINII (russatum x augustinii) *
-10°F 5' Late March-April. Handsome, deep blue flowers cover this small-leafed, upright-growing plant. (S)

SABRINA ADLER (ciliicalyx x moupinense) Maddeni group
-5°F 3' Late February. Shell pink flowers. Upright growth habit. (S)

SAFFRON MEADOW (burmanicum hybrid) Maddeni group
+15°F 3' Late March-April. Deep dark yellow. Upright, compact habit (S)

SAFFRON QUEEN (xanthostephanum x burmanicum) Maddeni group
+20°F 4' Late March-April. Funnel-shaped, deep sulfur yellow flowers with medium-sized leaves on an upright growing, open plant. (S)

SAINT MARTYNE (English hybrid) *
-15°F 18" Early March. Deeper violet-blue flowers than R. impeditum. Small-leafed, bushy growing dwarf. (S)

SAINT MERRYN (St. Tudy x impeditum) *
-5°F 30" Early March-April. Blue-violet flowers. Compact, low-growing dwarf. (S)

SAINT TUDY (impeditum x augustinii) *
-5°F 3' Mid March-April. A vigorous plant with violet-blue flowers. Compact habit. (S)

SAPPHIRE (Blue Tit x impeditum) *
-5°F 30" Mid March-April. Light blue flowers cover this handsome, bushy, rounded dwarf. (S)

SAPPHIRE X augustinii *
-5°F 3' Late March-April. A very compact grower with small, narrow leaves. Small, purple-blue flowers. (S)

SAPPHO (unknown)
-15°F 6' Mid April-May. White flowers with a large, dramatic purplish blotch. A hardy, vigorous plant with olive-green foliage, and a wide, sprawling habit.

SCARLET ROMANCE (Vulcan x Chocolate Soldier)
-25°F 4' May. Large trusses of red flowers. Spreading habit, wider than tall. (S)

SCARLET WONDER (Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp. forrestii Repens Group) *
-15°F 2' Early April. Scarlet flowers. A low, compact plant with dense, glossy green foliage. Same cross as 'Axel Olsen', 'Baden Baden' & 'Elisabeth Hobbie'. (S)

SCINTILLATION (unknown)
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Pastel-pink flowers with darker markings in throat. Very large, dark shiny-green foliage. Strong growing, hardy plant. (S)

SEAFOAM (unnamed hybrid x Hello Dolly)
-10°F 3' Late April-May. Light mandarin-red flowers fading to amber. Outstanding foliage. (S)

SEA-TAC (Moser's Maroon x williamsianum)
0°F 3" Late March. Compact trusses of cherry-red. Rounded foliage on a compact grower. (S)

SEAVIEW SUNSET (Nancy Evans x Canadian Sunset)
0°F 3' Early April. Vivid reddish-orange buds open to light yellow with a broad band of reddish-orange. Foliage is dark green and semi-glossy. (S)

SECOND HONEYMOON ([wardii (Barto Form) x Devonshire Cream] x wardii)
+5°F 4' Late March-April. Chartreuse-green buds open to pale chartreuse-yellow with a dull orange blotch. Compact. (S)

SEPTEMBER SONG (Dido x Fawn)
0°F 4' Mid April. Large, orange flowers. Compact habit, growing wider than tall. Quite floriferous even at a young age.

SETA (spinuliferum x moupinense)
+5°F 5' Mid February-March. Tubular, light pink with darker pink flowers. Attractive foliage on an upright growing plant. Blooms around Valentine's day here at the nursery. (S)

SHAH JEHAN (Day Dream x Margaret Dunn)
-5°F 4' Late March-April. Flowers are a warm yellow with orange spotting in the throat. Roundish leaves on a compact grower. (S)

SHAMROCK (keiskei x hanceanum var. nanum)
-5°F 1' Early March. Chartreuse flowers cover this very compact growing dwarf. Blooms around St. Patrick's Day. (S)

SHANNON RACOFF (unknown)
-5°F 4' May. Rosy-pink flowers with red spotting in the throat. Nice glossy foliage. (S)

SIGISMUND RUCKER (unknown)
-10°F 5' Late April-May. Rich, cherry-magenta flowers with a black flare. Mounding, compact habit. (S)

SILVER SLIPPER (Knaphill) deciduous
-25°F 5' Late April-May. Creamy-white with a yellow flare and pink tinges. Fragrant.

SIR CHARLES LEMON (probably a selected arboreum ssp. cinnamomeum)
+10°F 5' Late March-April. A top-notch foliage plant with heavily-textured leaves and thick indumentum. Pure white flowers. (S)

SKOOKUM ([yakushimanum x Mars] x America) *
-20°F 3' April. Dark red flowers with white filaments. Dark green foliage and compact growth habit. (S)

SMALL GEM (pemakoense x leucaspis)
-5°F 12" Mid April. Pink buds open white, tinged pink with brown anthers. (S)

smirnowii x calophytum
+5°F 6' Early April. Medium-pink flowers with lighter pink stripes and a ruby blotch. Very dense, compact habit. Large, matte-green leaves. Silvery new growth. (S)

SMOKEY #9 (Burgundy x Moser's Maroon) *
-5°F 6' Mid May. Very deep purple (almost black) flowers. Grey-green leaves and red stems add interest to this plant. Rather leggy grower.

SNEEZY (yakushimanum x Duncaster)
-10°F 3' Late April-May. Light pink flowers with a red blotch and darker margins. Compact growth habit. (S)

SNIPE (pemakoense x davidsonianum) *
+5°F 3' Late March-April. Free-flowering with pale pink to white flowers, shaded pale violet with magenta spotting. (S)

SNOW BIRD (atlanticum x canescens) deciduous
-25°F 4' March. Strongly fragrant white flowers appear before blue-green foliage.

SNOW LADY (leucaspis x ciliatum) *
0°F 30" Early March. Snow-white flowers. Compact grower with fuzzy, light green leaves. (S)

SOLIDARITY (yakushimanum x J.M. de Montague)
-15°F 3' Late April-May. A vigorous growing 'Yak' hybrid with red buds opening to pink flowers that fade to white. (S)

SONGBIRD (russatum x Blue Tit)
-5°F 3' Early March-April. Bright purple-blue flowers. Glossy green foliage with a compact habit. (S)

SOUTHERN CROSS (fortunei ssp. discolor x Lodauric Iceberg)
-5°F 5' May. Blush-white flowers with a bronze throat and some fragrance. (S)

SPICY LIGHTS (prinophyllum x unknown) deciduous
-35°F 4' Late April-May. A deciduous azalea with strong pink flowers and an orange-red blotch. Very cold hardy.

SPRINGFIELD (Umpqua Chief x Fawn)
+5°F 6' Late May-June. A most unusual color of striking salmon orange. Narrow leaves, upright, open habit. (S)

SPRING GLORY (Cunningham's White x red catawbiense hybrid) *
-15°F 5 ' Late March-April. Purplish?pink flower with a paler center and a large, cherry-red flare.

SPRINGTIME (syn. WILLIAMS) (unknown)
-10°F 5' May. Light pink with a red blotch. Similar to 'Mrs. Furnival' but blooms later.

STARBRIGHT CHAMPAGNE ([Yaku Sunrise x Hansel] x Lem's Cameo)
+5°F 4' April. Star-shaped, creamy-yellow flowers with a purple blotch. Compact grower. (S)

STEPHANIE (possibly forrestii spp. forrestii Repens Group x griersonianum + other species)
0°F 3' Late March-April. Light red flowers and small leaves on a compact plant.

STEWART BARBER (Little Imp x augustinii) *
0°F 2" Mid March-April. Bright blue flowers. Compact habit. (S)

STORM CLOUD (Burgundy x Mars)
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Burgundy-red flowers in a handsome, ball-shaped truss. Large, matte-green leaves on vigorous grower. (S)

strigillosum x calophytum
+5°F 5' Late March-April. A handsome truss of bell-shaped flowers; dark pink outside-lighter colored inside with a crimson throat. Large, matte-green leaves. (S)

SUSAN (campanulatum x fortunei ssp. fortunei) *
-5°F 6' Late April. Violet-blue flowers. Dark green foliage with an excellent habit. (S)

SWAMP BEAUTY (Purple Splendour x Loderi Superlative)
0°F 5' Mid May. Large, deep rose flowers with a large, maroon blotch and white stamens. Medium-green foliage with a slight curl. (S)

SWANSDOWN (catawbiense var. album x Belle Heller) *
-20°F 5' Late April. Mauve in bud, opening to blush white, slowly fading to pure white. Quite similar to 'Ice Cube'.

taggianum x nuttallii Maddeni group
+15°F 6' April. Large, fragrant white flowers with a yellow blotch. (S)

TAHITIAN DAWN (Lem's Cameo x Skipper)
+5°F 5' April. Rounded trusses of deep yellow with peach and apricot tones. (S)

TALLY HO (griersonianum x eriogynum) *
+10°F 6' Mid May-June. Tubular, orange-red flowers. Fairly dense grower with rusty-colored indumentum on new growth.

TAURUS (Jean Marie de Montague x strigillosum) *
-5°F 6' Late March-April. Bright red, bell-shaped flowers with black spots, opening from red buds. Vigorous, dense habit. Same parentage as 'Grace Seabrook'. (S)

TEDDY BEAR (bureavii x yakushimanum)
-10°F 3' April. Large, pink flowers with lighter pink centers. Light dusting of reddish indumentum on undersides of leaves. (S)

TESSA (praecox x moupinense)
-5°F 4' Late February-March. Rich pink flowers. Vigorous, rather open growth habit. Peeling, cinnamon-brown bark. (S)

TESSA BIANCA (praecox x moupinense)
-5°F 3' Early February-March. White flowers with pale pink flush and a tinge of yellow in the throat. Compact habit. Attractive foliage. Peeling bark. (S)

THANA (maddenii Hybrid) Maddeni group
+15°F 5' March. Fragrant, white, trumpet-shaped flowers. Nice foliage. (S)

THE DREAM (Loderi seedling)
0°F 6' April. A New Zealand hybrid with fragrant, very large, frilled, pink flowers.(S)

THOR (haematodes x Felis)
+5°F 3' Late April-May. Brilliant red flowers. Good compact growth with heavy indumentum on leaves.

TITIAN BEAUTY ([facetum x Fabia Tangerine] x [yakushimanum x Fabia Tangerine])
0°F 3' Late April-May. Glossy, turkey-red flowers that do not fade as other yakushimanum hybrids. Deep green leaves with a thin brown indumentum. (S)

TODMORDEN ([Pygmalion x haematodes]x Wellfleet)
-10°F 5' Late April-May. Purplish-pink buds open to round trusses of neyron-rose with a lighter center, fading to near white. Heat tolerant.

TOMEKA ([dichroanthum x griersonianum] x decorum)
+10°F 5' Mid April-May. Vermilion flowers with a blush of orange and red dorsal spots. Large, showy calyx. Long, narrow leaves. (S)

TOP BANANA (probably a 'Hotei' hybrid)
0°F 3' Late April. Deep yellow flowers. Upright, compact habit. Blooms at an early age. Needs excellent drainage. (S)

TOP HAT (unknown)
+5°F 4' Mid April-May. Bright yellow flowers. Rounded, well-branched growth habit. (S)

TOPSVOORT PEARL (sport of Pink Pearl)
-5°F 6' Mid April-May. Large and very showy pink flowers with frilled, mauve-red edges. (S)

TORTOISESHELL WONDER (Goldsworth Orange x griersonianum)
+5°F 4' Late May. Unusual and handsome combination of orange, salmon and pink. Narrow leaves. (S)

TOTTENHAM (ferrugineum hybrid)
-10°F 2' Late April. Deep lavender pink flowers. Small, rounded, gray-green foliage on this attractive dwarf. (S)

TRAIL BLAZER (Sappho x Mrs. Furnival)
-10°F 5' Late April. Ball-shaped trusses of rose-purple, paler in the throat, with a ruby-red flare. Glossy, dark foliage. A vigorous, compact grower. (S)

TRAVIS L. (unknown x Albatross)
-5°F 4' Late April. White flowers with a greenish-white blotch. (S)

TREWITHEN ORANGE (Full House x concatenans)
+10°F 4' Late March-May. Nodding, tubular, deep orange flowers. Aromatic blue-green foliage on a upright, narrow-growing plant. (S)

TRILBY (Queen Wilhelmina x Stanley Davies) *
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Deep burgundy-red flowers with black markings. Reddish stems are a nice contrast to the matte-green leaves.

TRINIDAD (Calcutta x Tahiti)
-20°F 4' Late April-May. Bright cherry-red flowers with an ivory center and yellow spotting. (S)

TROPICANA (syn. BRANDT'S TROPICANA) (Britannia x Goldsworth Orange)
0°F 3' Mid April-May. Unique, orange-salmon flowers with a crimson throat and a large, showy calyx. Best with some shade. (S)

TRUDE WEBSTER (Countess of Derby x Countess of Derby)
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Huge trusses of beautiful clear pink flowers. Large, wide leaves and a good growth habit.

TURKISH DELIGHT (possibly catawbiense x griffithianum)
-20°F 4' April. Large pink flowers. Slightly open habit.

TYERMANNII (nuttallii x formosum) Maddeni group
+15°F 6' Mid April-May. Large, flaring, white trumpets, ruffled and fluted, with a yellow throat. Nutmeg-like fragrance. (S)

TYERMANNII X formosum var. inaequale Maddeni group
+15°F 6' Late April-May. Large, fragrant, trumpet-shaped white flowers with a yellow throat. (S)

UMPQUA QUEEN (Knaphill) deciduous
0°F 5' Late April-May. Brilliant yellow flowers with a darker blotch in a medium-sized truss.

UNIQUE (campylocarpum hybrid)
-5°F 4' Late March-April. Bright pink buds open to a creamy yellow and fade to creamy white. Medium-green, oval leaves on a compact grower. (S)

UNIQUE MARMALADE (Orange Marmalade x Unique)
O°F 3' Mid April. Bright red buds open to deep pink flowers with orange markings in the center. Low, compact habit. (S)

VALLERI (unknown)
-5°F 3' Late April-May. Orange buds open to yellow flowers with orange edges. Light green foliage. Compact habit. (S)

VAN NES SENSATION (Sir Charles Butler x White Pearl)
-5°F 5' April. Large, fragrant, light pink flowers. Large foliage and a full growth habit. (S)

VERY BERRY (Trude Webster x J.M. de Montague)
-10°F 6' Late April-May. Large, cone-shaped trusses of rose-red with large, deep green foliage on a dense grower.

VICTOR FREDERICK (syn. KSW) (King of Shrubs x Walloper)
0°F 6' Mid April. Scarlet-red flowers with a currant-red blotch. Large leaves and reddish stems. (S)

VICTORIANUM (dalhousiae x nuttalii) Maddeni group
+15°F 5' Late March-April. Large, fragrant white flowers with yellow centers.

VIENNESE WALTZ (J.M. de Montague x Jim Drewry)
-5°F 5' April. A New Zealand hybrid with red flowers. (S)

VINCENT VAN GOGH (unknown)
-10°F 5' Late April-May. Outstanding flower with a white center and a red picotee edge. The back of the flower is also red. Dark green foliage. (S)

VIRGINIA RICHARDS ([wardii x F.C. Puddle] x Betty Robertson)
0°F 4' Early April-May. The buds open pink and gradually turn a soft yellow with a crimson blotch. The flowers are large and quite flat with leaves that are deep green and heavily veined.

VIRGINIA STEWART (Countess of Haddington x nuttallii) Maddeni group
+15°F 6' Late April-May. Very fragrant, large, white flowers with a yellow eye. Large, heavily-veined, dark green leaves. Upright, fairly compact grower. (S)

VIRGO ([Antoon van Welie x Prof. J.H. Zaayer] x Annie E. Endtz)
-10°F 6' Late April. Rose-pink flowers with a red blotch. Handsome, large foliage.

VULCAN (Mars x griersonianum)
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Bright red flowers cover this mound of green in spring. Compact grower.

VULCAN'S FLAME (griersonianum x Mars)
-15°F 5' Late April-May. Bright red flowers. The reverse cross of 'Vulcan' and almost identical. Heat tolerant.

WARLOCK (syn. MIDNIGHT #2) (Romany Chal x Purple Splendour) *
0°F 6' Early May. Very deep purple flowers with a black blotch. Nice glossy-green foliage and red stems. Upright, open grower.

WHIMSEY (souliei x Bow Bells)
0°F 3' Late April. Flowers are rose, fading to lighter pink, in a lax truss. Handsome foliage. (S)

WHIPPED CREAM (unknown)
+10°F 4' Late April. Pink buds open to creamy-white flowers, edged pink. Glossy-green foliage with maroon new growth. A New Zealand hybrid with a compact growth habit. (S)

WHITE DAWN (maddenii hybrid) Maddeni group
+10°F 4' Mid March-April. White, fragrant, tubular flowers. Upright growth habit. (S)

WHITE PEARL (syn. HALOPEANUM) (griffithianum x maximum)
+5°F 6' Early April-May. Tall, conical trusses of white flowers flushed with pink, fading to pure white. A vigorous, upright grower.

WHITE SWAN (decorum x Pink Pearl) *
-5°F 6' Early April-May. Shell-pink buds open to large, white flowers with a yellow throat.

WHITE THROAT (Exbury hybrid) deciduous
-25°F 5' Late May-June. Double white flowers. Compact, spreading habit.

WHITNEY DWARF RED (unknown)
0°F 2' Late March-April. Red flower buds open to dark red flowers. Shiny green foliage. Low, spreading habit. (S)

WHITNEY'S ORANGE (dicroanthum 'Sunningdale' x Diane)
0°F 3' Mid April-May. An excellent shade of orange. Low, sprawling habit. (S)

WIGEON (carolinianum x calostrotum 'Gigha')
-10°F 3' Early April. Deep lavender-pink flowers with deeper spotting in the upper lobes. (S)

WILD AFFAIR (J. M. de Montague x Moser's Maroon)
-5°F 4' Late April-May. Flowers edged in rose-red, fading to white inside with a yellow eye. (S)

WILGEN'S RUBY (Britannia x John Walter)
-15°F 5' Late April. Hot pink flowers fade to white inside with a yellow eye. Nice foliage. Compact habit. (S)

WILLIAMS (see SPRINGTIME)

WINDBEAM (Conestoga hybrid)
-25°F 4' Late March-April. Flowers open apricot-pink and fade to light pink. Small, oval leaves. (S)

WINDSOR LAD (ponticum hybrid) *
-10°F 5' Late April-May. Dark purple flowers with a golden-yellow eye.

WOODY'S FRIGGIN' RIGGIN' (Bern x yakushimanum)
-5°F 4' Late April-May. Large trusses of pastel pink with a dark red eye. Compact and spreading habit with some indumentum. (S)

WREN (ludlowii x keiskei 'Yaku Fairy')
0°F 2' Mid April. A very floriferous hybrid with clear yellow flowers. Shiny, recurved leaves. Very low, compact grower. (S)

YAKU PICOTEE (Moser's Maroon x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
-10°F 3' Late April-May. Tight , ball-shaped trusses of rose with white centers. Grows as wide as tall. (S)

YAKU PRINCE (King Tut x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
-10°F 3' Late April-May. Flowers open strong purplish-pink with a paler blotch, dark red-orange spotting, and strong purplish-pink on the exterior. (S)

YAKU PRINCESS (King Tut x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
-10°F 3' Late April-May. Ball-shaped trusses of light pink with a rosy-pink blush and greenish spots. (S)

YAKU QUEEN (King Tut x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
-10°F 3' Late April-May. Ball-shaped trusses of soft pink flowers with a light yellow eye. A dense, compact grower. (S)

YAKU SUNRISE (Vulcan's Flame x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
-10°F 2' April. Rose flowers with darker edges. Grows wider than tall. (S)

yakushimanum x BRITANNIA
-10°F 3' Late April-May. Cup-shaped, white flowers blushed with pink outside. (S)

yakushimanum x bureavii
-15°F 3' April. Pink buds open to white flowers. (S)

yakushimanum x IDEALIST
-10°F 3' April. Handsome trusses of dark pink flowers. (S)

yakushimanum x sutchuenense
-5°F 3' April. Cup-shaped, pure white flowers with a crimson eye. (S)

yakushimanum x venator
0°F 4' Early April. Deep pink buds open rosy-pink with lighter centers and darker markings on upper lobe. (S)

yakushimanum 'EXBURY' x SMOKEY #9
-10°F 5' Early May. Light pink flowers with darker yellow-orange spots and a lighter pink center. (S)

YELLOW HAMMER (sulfureum x flavidum) *
+10°F 4' Mid March-April. Deep yellow flowers. Upright growth habit but can be kept low with pruning. One of the few sun-tolerant yellows. (S)

YELLOW PETTICOATS (Hotei x [Pink Petticoats x wardii])
0°F 4' April. Deep yellow flowers, lighter at edges. Large, showy calyx. Similar to 'Hotei' but with larger trusses and a more compact habit. (S)

YELLOW #2 (unknown)
-5°F 5' Late April-May. Large, bright yellow flowers with a showy calyx and a compact habit.