Re: [AZ] viscosum hybrids
- The deciduous azalea from Millais Nursery, due to its orange blotch seems to
have calendulaceum genes and
> perhaps arborescens, if it is fragrant. It it is labelled as a vicosum INo it is nothing to do with this goup which flower much earlier. I think its
> would suspect it is from The
> Netherlands where a number of orange-red viscosum hybrids, like Diorama
> and Karat, have been produced.
red style points to some R. arborescens blood. I think the 3 way
calendulaceum-viscosum-arborescens suggestion is pretty near the mark.
We have Sparkler, Lemon Drop, Milleneum, Pensylvannia, Pink and Sweet and
various other late Weston hybrids. These are better than any of them in our