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On-Line Application for Registration of a Rhododendron or Azalea Name

North Americans can use the on-line form below to register a name for a selected clone of either a species or a hybrid.  The registration information will be emailed to Michael Martin Mills, ARS Regional Registrar.  No fee is charged to register a plant name.  For further guidance in filling in the registration application see the instruction sheet.  For any questions contact Michael Martin Mills at arsregistrar@gmail.com.


Name, phone and email of person to whom the registrar may address questions:
Name   Phone   Email

Proposed name of plant

Please indicate the origin or source of the proposed name (example: hybridizer, local landscape architect, wife/husband, grandson/granddaughter, friend, business associate, character in a book/play, etc.)

Certificate requested    Yes   No

Has any other name been used for this plant?    No    Yes

If yes, give name

Identification number(s), if known: collector #   ARS seed exchange #    breeder # 

This is (check one): elepidote rhododendron   lepidote rhododendron   azaleodendron
                             deciduous azalea   evergreen azalea   vireya rhododendron   intergeneric hybrid


Complete Section A or Section B, whichever is applicable

Section A - Selected Clone of a Species

Name of species, subspecies, variety or form 

Selected by:  Name    
                    Address 
                    Year      


Section B - Hybrid

Seed parent  
Pollen parent 

  Hybridized or  selected by
                    Name    
                    Address 
                    Year      


All Applicants should complete Sections C and D

Section C - Plant History

Grown to first flower by:
                    Name    
                    Address 
                    Year      
 

Named by:
                    Name    
                    Address 
                    Year      

Commercial introducer:
                    Name    
                    Address 
                    Year      

Registered by:
     Name of person or firm  
                          Address  
                               Year  

Has the name been published with a description?  Yes or No
If so, when, where and by whom:

Details of any awards or patents:


Section D - Description (See instruction sheet for illustrations.)

Number of flowers per truss:     Truss size: height    width 

Truss shape:  dome  ball  conical  flat  lax    other shape

Corolla shape: (see instruction)

Corolla:  length     width   Number of lobes 

Lobe margin:  wavy  frilly  flat            Scent:  strong  moderate  slight  none

Flower color:  (a) buds 
                     (b) inside flower  
                     (c) outside flower
                     (d) color and distribution of blotch/spots
                         

Note color chart used

Calyx length   Calyx color  

Leaf:  length    width 

Leaf margin:  flat  wavy  upcurved  downcurved

Leaf shape:  elliptic  lanceolate  ovate  obovate  oblong  orbicular  linear
                    other shape 

Leaf base:    cuneate  rounded  oblique  cordate
                    other base

Leaf tip:        acuminate  acute  broadly acute  obtuse
                    other tip

Leaf surface:  dull  semi-glossy  glossy

Leaf color

Indumentum type:  hairs  scales  none

Indumentum color   (when young):
                             (mature):       

Indumentum location  

Shrub:   height     width , in   years

Shrub habit:  open  intermediate  dense

Leaves held    years

Hardy to at least (specify degrees F or C):  plant   buds 

Flowering period:  early  mid  late        Month 

Comments / Other distinguishing features:

Photo sent:   no   yes    If yes, sent by:   email   USPS (surface mail)

Digital photos may be sent by email to arsregistrar@gmail.com, and photo prints and slides by surface mail to Michael Martin Mills, 632 Burnham Road, Philadelphia, PA 19119-3510.

Type the characters from the YELLOW box.
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