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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 bargains details on each point of transforming into and utilizing azaleas within the backyard, together with landscaping, better half crops, tradition, pests and illnesses, hybridizing, and bonsai. it's the definitive e-book at the topic.

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T. C. C. Hutchinson, New Plymouth, New Zealand; Dr. ; Neville McMinn, Victoria, Australia; Dr. W. Schmalscheidt, Oldenburg, Germany; Robert G. ; Hideo Suzuki, Kumagaya, Japan; C. ; Dr. ; Dr. A. C. 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.

Thus, combinations of three to five or more plants of one variety are more pleasing than five individual strong colors. Careful blending of the same color can be done by selecting azaleas with the same tone or hues. Observe established plantings of azaleas in public and home gardens to help select varieties that will blend harmoniously by color and form. Contrasting colors can be used for special effects, like adding whipped cream on top of dessert. One or two white azaleas planted in a mass of pink or reds gives this effect.

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. They will never know how often their comments and letters came when I was having difficulty seeing the end of the project. Descriptions of some Azalea cultivars are very brief.

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