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Category: Curation Corner

What’s in a name?

The registration of Rhododendron flammeum x canescens ‘Harvey Cotten’ As some of you may know, Vernon Bush has an active native azalea breeding program in which he selects for superior qualities of bloom shape or color, earlier or later bloom … Continue reading

Native Azalea Propagation Methods of Vernon Bush

Part 1: Seed starting Vernon Bush has enjoyed the beauty of native azaleas since childhood. The profusion of pink blooms every spring lent their beauty to the woods surrounding his family home in Mississippi. When he moved to Huntsville in … Continue reading

Don’t miss this Huntsville Orchid Society Meeting!

Monday, July 17 Huntsville Botanical Garden Anderson Education Center 6:00-8:00 pm Program: Historic Cattleyas, Their Provenance and History Speaker: Jeff Bradley, and his collection of Cattleyas includes 3000 Cattleyas, one third of which predate World War II.   About the Speaker … Continue reading

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