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Cold Hardiness of Various Provenances of Flame, Roseshell, and Swamp Azaleas

Author(s): N. E. Pellett, N. Rowan and J. Aleong

Month: Jan
Year: 1991

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science
Journal Link: http://journal.ashspublications.org/
Volume: 116
Issue: 1
Pages: 23-26

Article Topic(s): Provenance,Climate change
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Rhododendron viscosum (Swamp azalea),

Abstract

Evaluates eight provenances of three native azalea species (including Rhododendron viscosum) for cold hardiness. Rhododendron viscosum had the most cold hardy floret of the the three species. Ambient temperature before freezing may have more of an effect on cold injury than provenance.

Suggested Citation

N. E. Pellett, N. Rowan and J. Aleong. "Cold Hardiness of Various Provenances of Flame, Roseshell, and Swamp Azaleas." Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 116.1 (1991): 23-26.

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ISSN: 0003-1062

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