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By Fred C. Galle

Whereas the guts of this publication is its remedy of all of the species of azaleas and greater than 6000 cultivars, it additionally deals details on each point of turning out to be and utilizing azaleas within the backyard, together with landscaping, better half vegetation, tradition, pests and ailments, hybridizing, and bonsai. it's the definitive ebook at the topic.

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To keep a hedge uniform in shape, color and foliage, it is best to use only one variety of plant. Arranging plants into a pleasing and beautiful garden is a continuing challenge. A well designed garden based on careful selection and placement of colorful azaleas combined with other plants will offer years of beauty. For selecting plants to use with azaleas, please refer to the chapter on companion plants. Page 9 2 Companion Plants for the Azalea Garden Azaleas must be used in an acid soil and preferably in a garden with some shade.

S. ; Donald H. ; Dr. Samuel B. ; Mrs. ; and the many friends that sent in Page 2 corrections and encouragement. Special thanks to the following who wrote special chapters for the book, Dr. J. Heursel, Melle, Belgium; Dr. August Kehr, Hendersonville, N. ; and Dr. Robert C. Lambe and his associates, Blacksburg, Va. Thanks to the American Rhododendron Society and Azalea Society of America Chapters for supplying information on their Azaleas and their patience in reviewing the written descriptions. And finally special appreciation to my many old and new Azalea friends for their encouraging words and letters.

The Inheritance of Flower Color in Azaleas by Dr. J. Heursel 410 D. Transliteration and Pronunciation of Japanese 417 E. Good Doer Azaleas 420 F. Selected References 441 G. Glossary 443 H. List of Registered Azaleas 445 Index of Azaleas by Names I. Sections and Subseries 473 II. Hybrid Groups 473 III. Species 474 IV. Cultivars 476 Subject Index 515 Index of Color Illustrations General 517 Species 517 Cultivars and Common Names 518 Page 1 PREFACE This book would never been completed without the advice and encouragement of many friends.

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