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The list below of books, pamphlets, journals and monographs are available for lending through the American Rhododendron Society Massachusetts Chapter membership. A current membership is required. To reserve a book please email the librarian, to have books brought to the next meeting or to make other arrangements.

TITLE

Author

Editor

Vol:No:pp

Year

Publisher

1973 Rhododendron Hybridizers Roundtable

     

1973

ARS Pittsburgh, PA

1976 Rhododendron Hybridizers Roundtable

     

1976

ARS Phila

1979 Rhododendron Hybridizers Roundtable

     

1979

ARS NY

1980 Rhododendron Hybridizers Roundtable

     

1980

ARS Hyannis

1988 Rhododendron Hybridizers Roundtable

     

1988

ARS Williamsburg, VA

1988 Rhododendron Hybridizers Roundtable

     

1988

ARS Danbury, CT

A Bouquet of Garden Writing

 

Buchan, Ursula

 

1986

Godine

A Brocade Pillow Azaleas of Old Japan

Ito Ihei, intro by Creech

   

1984 (1976)

 

A Brocade Pillow; Azaleas of Old Japan

Ito, Ihei

   

1984

 

A Contribution Toward Standardization of Color Names in Horticulture

Huse, Robert D. Kelly, Kenneth L.

Voss, Donald H.

 

1984

ARS

A Monograph of Azaleas Rhododendron subgenus Anthodendron

Wilson, EH and A Rehder

reprint

 

1921

reprint 1977 Theophrastus, RI

A Plantsman's Guide to Rhododendrons

Cox, Kenneth

   

1989

Ward Lock

A Plantsman's Guide to Rhododendrons

Cox, Kenneth

   

1989

 

A Reunion of Trees

Spongberg, Stephen A.

   

1990

Harvard

A Small Garden Designer's Handbook

Strong, Roy

   

1987

little Brown

A Wisley Handbook, Rhododendrons

Cox, PA

   

1971-1985

The Royal Horticultural Society

American Rhododendron Hybrids

 

Kraxberger, Meldon

 

1980

The American Rhododendron Society

American Rhododendron Hybrids

Kraxberger

   

1980

ARS

American Rhododendron Hybrids

Kraxberger

   

1980

ARS

An Alphabetical Checklist of Rhododendron Species

         

ARS (yellow) 10 year Index

   

1971-1980

   

ARS 25 year Quarterly Bulletin Index

         

ARS Journals No. 25 1971 to 2002

         

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

4

1950

reprint

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

5

1951

reprint

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

10:1-3

1956

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

11:1-4

1957

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

12:1-4

1958

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

13:1-4

1959

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

14:1-4

1960

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

15:1-4

1961

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

16:1-4

1962

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

17:1-4

1963

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

18:2

1964

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

19:1-4

1965

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

20:1-3

1966

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

21:1-4

1967

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

22:1-4

1968

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

23:1-4

1969

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

24:1-4

1970

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

25:1-4

1971

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

26:1-4

1972

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

27:1-4

1973

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

28:1-4

1974

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

29:1-4

1975

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

30:1-4

1976

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

31:1-4

1977

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

32:1-4

1978

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

33:1-4

1979

 

ARS Quarterly Bulletins/Journals

   

1,2,3

1947, 1948, 1949

reprint

Azaleas

Galle, Fred

       

Azaleas

Christophe, F

       

Azaleas

Street, Frederick

   

1959

London

Azaleas

Galle, Fred C

   

1985

Timber Press

Azaleas for the Northeast

 

Dumper, Henry

   

NY Chapter ARS

Azaleas, Kinds, and Culture

Hume, H. Harold

   

1948

 

Botany of Gardeners An Introduction and Guide

Capon, Brian

   

1990

Timber Press

Cloud Flowers Rhododendrons East and West

     

1981

Botanical Garden U of British Columbia

Compendium of Rhododendron and Azalea Diseases

 

Coyier, Duane L and M. K. Roane,

 

1986

American Phytopathological Society

Contribution Toward Standardization of Color Names in Horticulture

     

1984

 

Contributions Toward a Classification of Rhododendron

 

Luteyn & O'Brien

Proc. IR Conf

1978

The NY Botanical Garden

Cox's Guide to Choosing Rhododendrons

Cox, PA & Cox, K

   

1989

 

Cox's Guide to Choosing Rhododendrons

Peter & Kenneth Cox

   

1990

Timber Press

Der Rhododendronpark Ein Park in Bremen

Czerski, Titus E. , Heft, Lothar

     

Schunemann

Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs

Dirr, Michael

       

Easy Care Native Plants

Taylor, Patricia

   

1996

Henry Holt

Edinburgh Journal of Botany

   

47: 2

   

Edinburgh Journal of Botany

   

47: 2

   

Edinburgh Journal of Botany

   

47: 2

1990

HMSO

Edinburgh Journal of Botany

Kron

 

50:3

1993

HMSO

Edinburgh Journal of Botany

   

52: 1

1995

Cambridge

Ferns to Know and Grow

Foster, F. Gordon

   

1971

Hawthorn Books

Flower Arranging Video

         

Fundamental of Rhododendron and Azalea Culture

 

McDonald, Sandra

 

1990

ARS

Gardens, Plants and Man

Lees, Carlton B.

   

1970

Rutledge

Getting Started with Rhododendrons and Azaleas

 

Clark, J. Harold

 

1968

Timber Press

Great Gardens of Britain

Coats, Peter

   

1977

Treasure Press

Greer's Guide to Rhododendrons

Greer

       

Greer's Guidebook to Available Rhododendrons Revised

     

1982

 

Greer's Guidebook to Available Rhododendrons Revised

Greer

   

1988

 

Growing and Propagating Wildflowers

Cullina, William

     

Houghton Mifflin

Growing Azaleas and Rhododendrons

   

Home and Garden Bulletin No, 71

1969

USDA

Growing Rhododendrons in New England The Low Down on Soils

Parks, Joe B

   

1999

 

Hardy Rhododendrons

Street, Frederick

   

1954

D Van Nostrand Co

History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation

         

Hollies The Genus Ilex

Galle, Fred

       

Horticulture Binder 75

   

08/82-12/83

1983

 

Horticulture Binder 77

   

01/84-12/84

1984

 

Horticulture Binder 78

   

01/85-12/85

1985

 

How to Identify Rhododendron and Azalea Problems

Antonelli, A. et al

   

1984

Washington State U. Coop Extension

Hybrids & Hybridizers

Livingston, Philip A and Franklin H West

   

1978

Harrowood Books, Newtown Square, PA

Hybrids and Hybridizers

         

Index of Garden Plants

 

Griffths, Mark

 

1994

Royal Horticultural Society

Insects that Feed on Trees and Shrubs

Johnson & Lyon

   

1976

Cornell University Press

Journal Jap. Bot. 'Japanese members of R. subsection Pontica: Distribution and Classification'

Chamberlain and Doleshy

 

62:8

   

Kalmia The Laurel Book II

Jaynes, Richard A.

   

1988

Timber Press

Kalmia: The Laurel Book

Jaynes, Richard

 

Vol. II

1988

Timber Press

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants

Dirr, Michael

   

1983

 

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants

Dirr, Michael

   

1998

 

Modern Rhododendrons

Cox, EHM & Cox, PA

   

1956

Thomas Nelson & Sons

New England Gardener's Book of Lists

Cutler, Karan Davis

   

2000

Taylor

New England Spring Flower Show

     

1991, 1992

 

New England Wildflower Society's Guide to Growing & Propagating Wildflowers

Cullina, W

       

Notes from the RBG A revision of Rhododendron subgenera Azaleastrum, mumeazalea, candidastrum & Ther.

Phillipson & Phillipson

 

44:1

1986

 

Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

   

39: 1 & 2

   

Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

   

39:1

1980

 

Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

   

39:2

1982

 

Pictorial Gardening

Colingridge

       

Plant hunting in China

Cox, E.H. M.

   

1986

oxford

Plant Propagation in Pictures

 

American Garden Guild, Inc

   

Doubleday & Co.

Plants that Merit Attention Volume II Shrubs

Poor, Janet M. & Nancy P. Brewster

   

1996

Timber Press

Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers

MacDonald, Bruce

 

Vol I

   

Primula

 

Richards, John

 

1993

Timber Press

Proceedings of the 4th International Rhododendron Conference

 

Smith, J. Clyde

 

1988

Australian Rhododendron Society

Quarterly Bulletins of ARS

     

1/69

 

Quarterly Bulletins of ARS

     

1/67

 

Quarterly Bulletins of ARS

     

4/69

 

Quarterly Bulletins of ARS

     

7/70

 

Quarterly Bulletins of ARS

     

10/72

 

Quarterly Bulletins of ARS

     

10/70

 

Quarterly Bulletins of ARS

     

10/69

 

Quarterly Bulletins of ARS

     

10/68

 

Rediscovering the Americas

 

Carlhian, E.

 

1992

MACH

Rhododendron and Azalea Research: A Database of 1000 citations with brief abstracts Volume 1

Salley, Homer E.

   

1992

ARS

Rhododendron Handbook Hybrids Part 2

Royal Horticultural Society

   

1956

 

Rhododendron Handbook Species Part I

Royal Horticultural Society

   

1956

 

Rhododendron Hybrids A guide to Their Origins

Salley and Greer

   

1986

 

Rhododendron Information

 

Clark, J. Harold

 

1967

The American Rhododendron Society

Rhododendron Information

ARS

   

1967

 

Rhododendron Notebook 1968

   

1968

   

Rhododendron Notes & Records

3rd International Rhododendron Species

 

Vol 2

1985

 

Rhododendron Notes & Records (Species)

   

Vol 1

1984

 

Rhododendron Notes & Records Proc. IRSS

   

Vol 1

1984

RSF

Rhododendron Notes & Records Proc. IRSS

 

Young, Judy

Vol 2

1985

RSF

Rhododendron Portraits

van Glederen, DM. JRP vanHoey Smith

   

1992

 

Rhododendron Species Dictionary

Spady, Herb

       

Rhododendron Species Lepidotes

Davidian

 

Vol I

   

Rhododendron Species Elepidotes Part 1 Arboreum-Lacteum

Davidian

 

Vol II

1989

 

Rhododendron Species, Azaleas

Davidian

 

Volume 4

   

Rhododendron und Azaleenzuchtung in Deutschland

Schmalscheidt, Walter

   

1989

Selbstverlag (german)

Rhododendron und immergrune Laubgeholze

     

1990

Detsche Rhododendron-Gesellshaft Bremen

Rhododendron Yearbook 1945

     

1945

 

Rhododendron Yearbook 1947

     

1947

 

Rhododendron Yearbook 1949 ( 2 copies)

     

1949

 

Rhododendrons

Street, John

       

Rhododendrons

Street, John

       

Rhododendrons

F. Kingdon-Ward

   

1950

Pellegrini & Cudahy NY

Rhododendrons

     

1956

ARS

Rhododendrons

 

ARS-Portland, OR

 

1956

 

Rhododendrons

Street, John

Page, Vincent

 

1987

Justin Knowles Publishing Devon, Eng

Rhododendrons & Azaleas

Reuisford, Judith

   

1964-1973

London

Rhododendrons & Azaleas

Kessell, Mervyn

   

1981

Blandford

Rhododendrons & Azaleas Care and Culture

     

1993

Greater Philadelphia ARS

Rhododendrons A Wisley Handbook

Cox, Peter A

     

Rhe Royal Horticultural Society

Rhododendrons and Azaleas

Smith, A. W.

 

Agdex 283 Publication 45

 

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food

Rhododendrons and Azaleas

Dumper, Henry A. Fred E Knapp

     

NY Chapter ARS

Rhododendrons and Azaleas their origins, cultivation, and development

Bowers, Clement Gray

   

1960

MacMillan

Rhododendrons and Camellia Yearbook

   

# 10

1956

RHS

Rhododendrons as a Lifetime Interest

Frisbie, Leonard F.

       

Rhododendrons for the Northeast

 

Dumper, Henry

   

NY Chapter ARS

Rhododendrons for Your Garden

     

1961

ARS

Rhododendrons for ...

Cox, EHM

   

1924

 

Rhododendrons in America

Van Veen, Ted

   

1969

Sweeney, Krist & Dimm, Inc Portland Ore

Rhododendrons in Central New Jersey

     

1991

Princeton Chapter ARS

Rhododendrons in the Atlantic Provinces

Craig, D. L.

 

1303

1975

Canada Department of Agriculture

Rhododendrons of China

 

Feng Guomei & Yang Zenghong

Vol III

   

Rhododendrons of China

Translated ARS and RSF sponsored.

Young, Judy

 

1980

Binford & Mort Oregon

Rhododendrons of China Vol. 2

Guomei

 

2

 

Kinming Institute of Botany

Rhododendrons of China- Vol. 1

Binford & Mort

 

1

1974

Joint ARS and RSF Portland, OR

Rhododendrons of Sabah

Argent, G, A Lamb, A. Phillipps, S. Collenette

Sabah Parks Publication

No. 8

1988

 

Rhododendrons of Sabah

Argent, Lam, Phillips, Collenette

   

1988

 

Rhododendrons of the World

Leach, David

     

Timber Press

Rhododendrons of the World

Leach, David

     

Timber Press

Rhododendrons of the World

Leach, David

   

1967

Scribners

Rhododendrons Propagating Hybridizing

Dumper, Henry A. Fred E Knapp

   

?

NY Chapter ARS

Rhododendrons Species on Long Island: Growing Experience

 

Garber, Donald I.

 

1992

NY Chapter ARS

Rhododendron Species Vol. I

Davidian

       

Rhododendron Species Vol. II

Davidian

       

Rhododendron Species Vol. IV

Davidian

       

Rhododendrons with Camellias and Magnolia

   

48

1996-97

RHS

Rhododendrons with Camellias and Magnolia

     

1981-82

RHS

Rhododendrons with Camellias and Magnolia

     

1980-81

RHS

Rhododendrons with Camellias and Magnolia

     

1978

RHS

Rhododendrons with Camellias and Magnolia

   

47

1995

RHS

Rhododendrons with Camellias and Magnolia

   

49

1998

RHS

Rhododendrons you Should Meet

Van Veen

   

1995

 

Rhododendrons, Azalea, Magnolia, Camellias and Ornamental Cherries

Johnson, A. T Puddle, FC

   

1948

Hazell, Watson & Viney London

Right Plant, Right Place

Ferguson, Nicola

   

1984

Summit Books

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh The genus rhododendron its classification & synonymy

Chamberlain et al

   

1996

 

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh The genus rhododendron its classification & synonymy

Chamberlain et al

   

1996

 

Royal Horticulture Society Color Chart

RHS

       

Royal Kew

King, Royal

   

1985

Constable

Science in The Pleasure Ground A History of The Arnold Arboretum

Hay, Ida

   

1995

Northeast University

Selected Rhododendron Glossary & Botanical Terms

Nelson, Buffington, Henry

   

1982

 

Shady Gardens

Parcher, Emily Seaber

   

1955

Prentice-Hall

Shrubs and Trees for Small Places

Literary Guild of America

 

43, 53, 55

   

Sichuan Rhododendron of China

Wenpei, Fang

   

1986

Science Press Beijing, China

Sikkim-Himalayan Rhododendrons

Udai C. Pradhan, Sonam R. Lachungpa

   

1990

Primulaceae Books

Smithsonian (Rhododendron Fever)

   

May

1986

 

Southern Living Azaleas

Galle, Fred C

   

1974

Oxmoor House

Standardized Plant Names

American Joint Committee on Horticultural Nomenclature

Olmstead

 

1923

Salem, MA

Success with Rhododendrons and Azaleas

Reiley, H. Edward

   

1992

Timber Press

The American Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

 

Brickell and Zuk

 

1996

DK Publishing

The Azalea Book

Lee, Frederic P

   

1958

Nostrand

The Azalea Book 2nd Edition

Lee, Frederick P.

American Horticultural Society

 

1958-1965

 

The Azalea Handbook

Lee, Coe, Morrison, Perkins, Weiss

   

1952

American Horticultural Society

The Azalea Handbook 1952

Lee, FP, FO Coe, BY Morrison, M Perkins Weiss F

The American Horticultural Society

3rd printing.

1952

Monumental Printing Company Baltimore

The Book of Rhododendrons

Kneller, M

   

1995-98

Timber Press

The Book of Rhododendrons

Kneller, Marianna

   

1995

Timber Press

The Botany of Desire

Pallan, Michael

   

2001

Random House, NY

The Cultivation of Rhododendrons

Cox, Peter A

   

1993

Batsford London

The Cultivation of Rhododendrons

Cox, Peter A

   

1993

 

The Dexter Estate Its Gardens and Gardeners

Cowles, Eveleth C.

Mass Chapter ARS Rosebay

 

May 1980

 

The Encyclopedia of Rhododendron Species

Cox PA & Kenneth NE Cox

   

1997

Glendoick Publishing

The Explorer's Garden Rare and Unusual Perennials

Hinkley, Daniel J.

   

1999

Timber press

The Flowering World of "Chinese" Wilson

Foley, Daniel J.

   

1969

MacMillan

The Fundamental of Rhododendron and Azalea Culture

Clarke, H. Harold

     

ARS

The Garden as a Fine Art

Cowell, F. R.

   

1978

Houghton Mifflin Co

The Garden Year

Reader's Digest

       

The Glenn Dale Azaleas

Morrison, B.Y.

 

Agriculture Monograph no. 20

1953

USDA

The International Rhododendron Register

 

Fletcher, H. R.

 

1958

Royal Horticultural Society London

The Larger Species of Rhododendrons

Cox, PA

   

1979-1981

 

The Laurel Book

Jaynes, Richard A

   

1975

Hafner Press

The Principles of Gardening

Johnson, Hugh

   

1979

Simon & Schuster

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers

Brown, George E.

   

1972

Timber Press

The Rhododendron Handbook Rhododendron Species in Cultivation

 

Leslie, Alan

 

1980

RHS

The Rhododendron Story

 

Cynthia

   

Royal Horticultural Society

The Rhododendron Story 200 years of Plant Hunting and Garden Cultivation

 

Postan, Cynthia

 

1996

The Royal Horticultural Society

The Rothschild Rhododendrons A Record of the Gardens at Exbury

Phillips, CE Lucas & Peter N. Barber

   

1967

Cassell

The Smaller Rhododendrons

Cox, Peter A

   

1985

 

The Species of Rhododendrons

 

Stevenson, J. B.

 

1930

The Rhododendron Society

The Species of Rhododendrons 1930, 1915

     

1947?

The Rhododendron Society

The World of Magnolias

Callaway

       

The Yakushimanum Family Album A Collection of Yakushimanum Crosses

 

Murray, Robert A

 

1998

Clover Springs Computer Services

Trees for American Gardens

Wyman, Donald

   

1951

MacMillan

Vireya Rhododendrons

Smith, J. Clyde

   

1989

ISBN 0 7316 5604 0 Australian Rhododendron Society Inc

Vireya Vine: The first 8 years

 

Smith, E. White

 

1991

RSF V V Publications

Winter Hardy Azaleas & Rhododendrons

Bowers

   

1954

Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Winter Hardy Azaleas and Rhododendrons

Bowers, C. G

   

1954

Massachusetts Horticultural Society