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15. Catalogue of Varieties

`Ablaze' Bright crimson with orange/ yellow edges, dark crimson eye. Medium/ large cartwheel single, slightly recurved. Medium texture. Average height.

'Adele Miller' Dark cerise red with white border in warmer months. Large overlapped single. Spasmodic bloomer. Ruffled and tufted. 2 day bloom. Glossy foliage. Prostrate habit. Low height. Grafting recommended. Outstanding show bloom. Collector's variety only.

'Adorable' Cerise pink, with cream edges. Overlapped single. Ruffled and highly tufted. Heavy texture.

'Agnes Galt' Purplish pink with eye zone rose pink. Free blooming, upright single bloom, medium size, overlapped, satiny appearance. Strong upright grower, moderately branched. Recommended for landscaping and marginal climatic conditions. (Plate 3)

'Ala Moana Beauty' Lavender with pink edges. Medium, cartwheel overlapped single. Fair bloomer. Low height, spindly upright growth. Grafting essential.

'Ali Uii' Tomato red bloom splashed with lemon. Miniature overlapped single with trumpet shape. Prolific. Tall habit. Unusual. Recommended as a novelty variety. (Plate 4)

`All Aglow' Apricot with yellow blotches. Medium overlapped single. Good bloomer. Average height. Grafting essential. Excellent seed setter. Prune lightly. (Plate 5)

`Aloha' Cerise pink with large lemon edge. Large regular single. Good bloomer of average height with woody open growth habit. Grafting optional. Also known as `Hubba Hubba' and `Elegans'.

`Amablis' Light pink with red eye. Large, cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Medium height, bushy. Grafting optional.

 `Amaroo Pink' Bright rose pink. Medium/large cartwheel single. Ruffled and tufted. Crepey texture. Low/average height.

`Andee' Cherry red with silvery flashesminiature double, perfect rosette shape. Very prolific. Low bushy habit.

`Andersonii' Scarlet. Miniature single, deeply lascenated, pendulous, open bloom. Prolific bloomer, light textured. Rapid upright growth which becomes pendulous if left unpruned. Notable for bronzy foliage. Recommended for landscaping, hedges and marginal climatic conditions. `Anna Elizabeth' Pale pink centre surrounded by large creamy white border. Large semi double to cup and saucer. Good texture. Low to average height. Grafting recommended.

`Ann Miller' Pink with white markings. Medium regular single. Good bloomer. Average height. Slow growth habit, of open woody nature. Grafting optional.

`Annie Wood' Cream with radiating rose halo and large cardinal red centre and deep lemon edge. Large cartwheel single. Very prolific. Upright bush. Average height. Highly recommended for average gardener. (Plate 6)

`Apple Blossom' Pale pink with red eye. Medium, regular single. Very prolific. Very tall height. Bushy. Best grafted where subject to root rot.

`Apricot Beauty' Apricot with red eye. Medium overlapped single. Prolific. Low height. Bushy. (Plate 7)

`Apricot Parade' Apricot/orange with a red eye and halo of lavender pink. A medium cup and saucer double of N.Z. origin. Fair bloomer. Fast grower on own roots to medium height. Well branched. `Archerii' Blood red. Miniature fringed single. Very prolific. Pendulous, tall, upright growth. Very fast grower on own roots.

'Audrey' Multicoloured single. Main colour scarlet, heavily mottled with yellow toward petal margin, white star shaped eye zone. Medium size flower, ruffled and tufted. Low to average height, good bloomer.

`Augie Miller' Bronzy orange with yellow edge to petals. Deep red eye. Large overlapped bloom, single, ruffled and tufted. Fair bloomer of average height. Grafting essential. (Plate 8)

`Autumn Beauty' Orange red merging to a broad golden yellow edge. Medium overlapped single. Ruffled. Average height. Best grafted.

`Bali Hi' Mauve. Medium semi double. Good bloomer. Ruffled. Average height. Well branched.

`Ballerina' Two toned pale pink usually without stigma pads. Medium size and texture, cup and saucer double. Blooms best in autumn/winter on old wood, hence prune lightly. Subject to beetle damage in summer. Well branched, medium bush which grows moderately well on own roots.

`Baptistii' Curious miniature, raggety, malformed double. Currant red with creamy white stripes. Slow, low grower. Known as `Hawaiian Flag' in Hawaii, `Flame of Rio' in Malaysia and `Raggety Ann' in Florida. A very old original hibiscus cultivar.

'Bedroom Eyes' Soft pink with large white border and lavender centre, colours fade the second day. Medium, full double. Good texture. Excellent bloomer. Low to average height.

`Ben Lexcen' Apricot orange with pinky white eye zone. Ruffled and tufted. Crepey texture. Medium/large cartwheel single. Very prolific. Low height. Grafting recommended.

`Bennetts Rust Red' Rusty red with a deep wine centre. Small semi overlapped single. Very prolific. Hardy, upright fast grower on own roots. Recommended for landscaping and hedges.

`Betty Nolein' Orange/yellow with a radiating red eye. Medium, fully overlapped single. Fairly prolific 2 day flower with ruffling and good texture. Hardy, medium sized, upright and bushy. Recommended for average garden conditions.

`Big Al' Rich lavender pink with white edge to petals, small red eye. Medium regular single, sometimes bell shaped. Prolific bloomer. Weak spindly growth. Low height. Good pot or basket specimen. Grafting recommended.

`Big Apple' Deep rich velvet red. Large semi double to full double. Prolific. Good texture. Low/average height. Grafting recommended.

`Big Tango' Glowing tomato red with white eye. Large overlapped single. Good bloomer of average height. Grafting optional. Recommended. (Plate 9)

`Bill Stayton' Coffee brown with glowing orange centre. Medium cup and saucer double. Blooming ability fair. Low bush. Slow. Ideal for pot growth. (Plate 10)

`Black Beauty NZ' Deep purplish red, with whitish veins on outer petals. Medium regular single, often bell shaped. Prolific, handsome upright habit. Average height.

`Black Cat' Dull burnt red with very dark charcoal brownish/black edges to petals. Medium cartwheel single. Crepey texture. Sometimes crested. Prolific. Weak spindly growth. Very unusual. Low height. Grafting essential.

`Black Knight' Very dark red with yellowish/white blotches on outer edges of petals. Medium/large fully overlapped single. Ruffled, satiny texture. Very showy, 2 day bloom. Blooms freely.

`Black Magic' Claret rose with black eye zone. Fully overlapped medium/large single. Ruffled and tufted, medium textured. 2 - 3 day bloom. Bush is medium, upright, well branched. Best grafted. Fertilise more than average. Spectacular collector's variety.

`Bloomin' Blazes' Rich orange/red with wide gold edge. Large single cartwheel, ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Low bush. 2 day bloom. Slow growth best grafted. Outstanding. (Plate 11)

`Blueberry Tart' Soft lavender mauve with pinky red eye zone and red stigma pads. Miniature regular single. Very prolific. Ideal pot plant. Weak spindly growth. Low height. Grafting recommended.

`Blue Eyes' Soft gold with large mauve eye zone. Large regular single, very prolific. Low height. Grafting recommended.

`Blue Toy' Deep mauve with sheen on petals. Miniature semi double. Prolific. Upright habit. Low/average height.

'Bob Waegener' Apricot orange with pink centre, splashed with lemon. Large semidouble. Good bloomer. Average height. Grafting optional.

'Bobby Booth' Deep crimson with very dark eye. Medium overlapped single. Good bloomer. Ruffled. Average height. Grafting essential. Recommended.

'Bolero' Multicoloured. Purplish pink with pale pink edges and reddish eye zone, colours vary greatly on second day. Medium single, fully overlapped, ruffled, tufted. Heavy texture. Prolific. Low to average height.

'Bonfire' Orange with.pronounced yellow edge and yellow speckling in summer. Large overlapped single, ruffled and tufted. Low prostrate habit. Grafting essential. Useful for a large hanging basket or standardising. (Plate 12)

'Bookies Brolly' Tomato red merging into pink centre, with prominent pink veins. Large overlapped single. Very prolific. Average height.

'Boondah' Rose pink, '/a overlapped, medium single. Prolific 1 day bloom. Hardy, well branched, medium height, grows well on own roots. Subject to beetle damage in Queensland hence best blooms in late autumn and winter. Recommended for average garden conditions. (Plate 13)

'Brenda Miller' Vermilion red with white splashes varying to off white with vermilion edging in summer. Medium cartwheel, single. Prolific, heavy texture. Upright bush, average height. Grafting essential. Always admired.

'Bronze Prince' Cream centre, radiating into deep orange. Medium single. Windmilled. Good bloomer. Tall, good grower.

'Bronze Wings' Orange/red with white eye fading to bronze on 2nd day. Extra large, cartwheel overlap single. Fair bloomer. Average height. Upright. Recommended.

'Bruceii' Bright yellow with white eye. Medium, regular single. Very prolific bloomer. Average height. Bushy. Very fast grower on own roots. (Plate 14)

'Bumble Bee' Rich orange/red with yellow edges and deep carmine eye. Medium to large full double. Very prolific. Upright bushy habit, with deep glossy foliage. Low to average height. Grafting recommended.

'Burgundy Blush' Raspberry red, dark red eye, radiating outwards to pink and white. Medium cartwheel overlap single. Prolific 2 day bloomer. Ruffled and tufted. Average height. Bushy. Grafting recommended. Also known as
'Cinderella'.

`Burnt Orange' Bright orange with orange red eye. Medium cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Ruffled and tufted. Average height. Open branching growth. 'Burr Phillips' Cerise red with darker red eye, white splashes. Large cartwheel overlap single. Prolific. Heavy texture, ruffled and tufted. Medium height. Bushy. Grafting recommended. (Plate 15)

'Butterscotch' Bright golden apricot with yellow throat, fading to yellow as the flower ages. Medium regular single. Very prolific. Excellent garden plant. Average height.

'Camdenii' Scarlet with a deep burgundy red eye. An old variety known by many names such as 'Java Red', 'China Red', etc. Small single, overlapped. Medium/tall open bush. Recommended for landscaping and hedges. (Plate 16)

'Cameo Queen' Pale lemon with soft pink eye. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Average height. Bushy. Also known as 'Ruffled Giant'. (Plate 17)

'Canary Girl' Bright golden yellow with pink eye and white zone. Medium regular single. Prolific. Medium height. Bushy growth. (Plate 18)

'Candy' Soft lavender pink with large white border on petals. Medium cartwheel single. Very prolific. Good texture. Low to average height. Grafting recommended.

'Captain Charles Louis Hope' Pale lemon to lime, pinky red eye. Medium single overlapped bloom. Prolific. Glossy foliage. Average height. (Plate 19)

'Carmelita' Cardinal red with a dark red eye zone. Flat 2 day flower, fully overlapped, heavy textured, highly ruffled and tufted. Medium/tall bush, very well branched. Grafting preferred. Recommended.

'Carnation' Dark red. Miniature full double. Prolific. Average height. Bushy. Needs more than average pruning. Best grafted where subject to root rot.

'Carnival' Tomato red with yellow splashes. Medium cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Ruffled. Average height. Bushy.

'Carnival Queen' Rose red with sheeny red eye zone. Sheeny white streak on the side edge of each petal gives an unusual effect. Blooms prolifically throughout the year. Bushy, medium tall, fast grower on own roots. Recommended.

'Carrie Ann' Cyclamen/pink with dark red eye and occasionally flecked with white. Semi double. Average/large size. Average sized bush. (Plate 20)

'Castle White' Creamy/white with faint pink at base of petals. Medium overlapped single, tufted. Prolific. Vigorous bush. Average height. Hardy.

'Catavki' Rich red. Large, cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Average height. Bushy. Flowers tend to burn badly in full sun. Also known as 'Kataoka Red'. (Plate 21)

'Catherine W' Tangerine with dark burgundy eye and outer petal edge apricot. Single Y4 overlap with light texture. Crepey, flat, slightly ruffled and tufted of medium size. Blooms prolifically. Bush medium/tall, grafting recommended to avoid root rot tendency. Sets seed readily. (Plate 22)

'Cele Niffenegger' Lavender pink with slightly deeper eye, surrounded by large lavender halo. Large overlapped single. Good bloomer. Low height. Grafting essential. Spectacular bloom. Highly recommended. (Plate 23)

'Celia' Soft orange with pink eye. Medium regular single. Prolific. Average height. Bushy. (Plate 24)

'Charles S. Blackman' Plum red with white outer edge. Extra large single overlapped and ruffled. Prolific. Bushy habit. Average height. Recommended.

'Charles Schmidt' Orange with yellow geographic blotches and edges to petals. Pink eye zone. Medium/large cartwheel single, ruffled. Medium texture. Very showy and prolific. Low height. Grafting recommended.

'Charles September' Hot pink with white edge on petals and dark centre. Medium/large double. Prolific. Average upright bush. Recommended. (Plate 25)

'Charlotte Keala' Cerise with white markings. Large overlapped single. Average height. Good bloomer. Upright caney habit. Hardy. Grafting optional.

'Charlotte Takumoto' Bright red with glossy darker red eye. Medium cartwheel single. Heavy texture, ruffled and tufted. Low/average height.

'Chester Frowe' Orange with a darker orange/red eye zone. Medium single, fully overlapped, ruffled tufted and heavy textured. Good summer bloomer lasting 2 days. Bush medium height. Recommended.

'Chimarie' Deep cerise pink with white spots and splashes on outer edges of petals. Petals get lighter toward outer edges. Medium double. Very prolific. Good texture. Low to average height.

'Chocolate Sundae' Deep chocolate tan fading to golden tan on outer edges. Medium regular single, a little floppy at times. Very prolific. Upright habit. Average height.

'Christian Gruiner' Rich pink with red eye, outer edge of petals lavender. Large cup and saucer. Fair bloomer. 2 day flower. Ruffled and tufted. Heavy texture. Average height. Bushy. Grafting desirable. 'Christine Phillips' Bright pink with white eye. Large, cartwheel overlapped single. Fair bloomer. Average height. Bushy.

`Christopher Howie' Dark pink with white spots and red eye. Medium cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Heavy texture. Average height. Bushy.

`Cile Tinney' Salmon pink, light red eye. Large semi double. Prolific. 2 day flower. Average height. Upright bushy growth.

`Cindy' Deep pink and cerise petal edge. Small, overlapped medium textured single. Prolific bloomer. Upright, average height. Subject to beetle damage during summer months. (Plate 26)

`Clan McGillivary' Orange with red veins. Overlapped, large, medium textured single. Slightly recurved. Prolific bloomer. Bush is upright, medium/tall, fast grower on own roots. (Plate 27)

`Cloud Dancer' Deep rose with lavender pink centre. Large semi double. Good texture, slightly ruffled and tufted. Low to average height. Grafting recommended. `Coconut Ice' Bright lolly pink blotched with white in summer. Medium single fully overlapped, heavily ruffled and tufted. Upright bush. Average height, grafting essential. (Plate 28)

`Colombus' Tangerine. Medium single overlapped bloom. Prolific. Average height, with lush foliage. Recommended. (Plate 29)

`Colonial House' Red/orange with black zone and yellow edging to petals. Medium overlapped single bloom. Fair bloomer. Average height. Grafting essential.

'Constance' Pure white with light green tips appearing on outer petals at times. Medium/large semi double. Very prolific. Crepey texture. Sport of `Powder Puff. Low height. Grafting recommended.

`Copenhagen' Tangerine red, brilliantly glowing. Large single, full overlap. Blooming ability fair. Low bush, slow. Good pot specimen, grafting desirable. (Plate 30)

`Copper Queen' Coppery orange. Medium, regular overlapped single. Prolific. Tall. Upright growth. (Plate 31)

'Corinne Philp' Canary yellow with a large red radiating centre. Medium full double. Medium texture, heavy bloomer during summer and autumn. Tall bush, upright and hardy. Good grower on own roots. Quite spectacular and highly recommended.

`Covakanic' Multicolour with red eye, radiating out through pink, fawn and orange to lemon yellow on outer edge of petal. Medium single overlapped bloom. Prolific. Average height. Also known as `Hawaiian Girl'. (Plate 32)

`Creole Flame' Brown with red edges at times. Miniature semi double. Good bloomer. Average height. Grafting desirable. Recommended.

`Crimson Ray' Bright yellow with distinctive toothed carmine red eye. Large overlapped single. Prolific. Low bush. Recommended. Good pot specimen. (Plate 33)

`Crown of Bohemia' Golden yellow changing to bronze in winter. Medium size double. Prolific. Bushy. Medium height. Hardy. Good landscape type. (Plate 34)

`Crown of Warringah' Soft apricot with pink halo and white centre. Medium cup and saucer. Double. Very prolific. Open branching habit. Average height. Hardy. An excellent landscaper. Highly recommended. (Plate 35)

`Cuban Variety' Amber yellow, with dark red eye and distinct red and yellow veining. Miniature regular single. Very prolific. Handsome foliage. Excellent garden plant. Average height.

`Cyclops' Apricot gold deepening toward pinky red eye. Large cup and saucer double. Good bloomer. Slightly ruffled. Average height. Grafting optional. Recommended. (Plate 36)

`Cynthia' Soft purple with bright red eye. Cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Ruffled and tufted. Medium height. Upright bushy growth.

`Dainty White' White small light textured, partly overlapped, recurved single often called `Swan Lake'. If grown to a large size, some branches usually change to lavender pink due to instability, likewise the pink variation, grown separately often changes back to white. Bush is very tall. Upright and will weep if left unpruned. (Plate 37)

`Daniel D. Wolfe' Deep raspberry red with dark eye and white border. Medium/ large overlapped single. Prolific. Low bushy habit, sometimes untidy.

`Danielle' Lavender pink with deeper eye and lighter halo. Large single, overlapped ruffled bloom. Fair flowerer. Low growth habit. Grafting essential.

`Dark Horse' Dark red with black red eye. Large single, windmilled. 2 day flower. Ruffled and tufted. Good bloomer. Grafting optional.

`Dawn' Soft pink with red eye. Medium single. Prolific. Tall. Upright bushy growth. (Plate 38)

`Debutante' Pink. Medium cup and saucer double. Prolific. Low height. Slow. Best grafted.

`Delight' Bright lemon yellow. Miniature to medium regular single. Very prolific. Handsome bush with lush green foliage. Upright habit. Average height. Excellent garden plant.

`Delta Dawn' Brilliant orange. Miniature to medium semi double. Prolific. Good bush. Average height.

'Denis Whitehead' Rich light brown with pronounced red eye. Medium overlapped single. Good bloomer. Ruffled. Upright habit with pale foliage. Average height. Grafting optional. (Plate 40)

`Denisonii' White/pale pink with purple at the base. A species of unknown origin first recorded in Sydney and named after Governor Denison. (May be synonymous with the species Hibiscus storkii.) Miniature. Thin textured. Prolific. Caney vigorous growth.

`Devils Gold' Rich gold with charcoal brown splashes, varying to rich brown with yellow flecks. Large red centre. Large single. Fully overlapped. Ruffled and tufted. Very heavy texture. 2 or 3 day bloom. Upright growth. Medium height. Slow. Grafting desirable. Very unusual and very popular. Suitable pot specimen. (Plate 41)

`D. J. O'Brien' Dark apricot with carmine eye. Medium semi double. Prolific. Average height. Upright growth. (Plate 42)

`Doctor Gillette' Coffee brown with mauvy pink centre. Medium/large regular single. Prolific. Upright average height bush. Hardy, unusual. (Plate 43)

`Doctor Phillips' Bright red with golden orange splashes. Medium overlapped single bloom. Good bloomer. Low height. Open growth habit. Grafting essential.

`Doctor Rena George' Lavender rose merging into inner half of glowing vibrant red. Medium single. Fluted. Ruffled and tufted. Medium/tall bush. Flowers well. `Doctor Suzuki' Honey brown to old gold with large dark red centre and light veinings. Medium single overlapped, ruffled and tufted. Fair bloomer of low to average height. Grafting essential.

'Doris Hoffman' Lavender pink with white edge to petals and light veinings. Medium/large overlapped single. Prolific. Average height bush. 2 day bloom. (Plate 44)

`Dorothy Brady' Pink to rose red with occasional white streaks. Large double. Very prolific, spectacular bloomer. Vigorous, upright growth to medium/tall proportions. Highly recommended.

`Double Johnsonii' Apricot orange with a wine red centre. Medium double. Prolific 2 day bloom. Medium texture. Bushy, low to average height. Hardy. Slow grower on own roots. (Plate 45)

`Double Rainbow' Bright rose splashed with lemon. Medium to large full double. Prolific. Average height.

`Dua' Deep cerise rose. Medium to large semi double. Ruffled. Prolific. Vigorous upright growth. Average to tall height. Hardy. (Plate 46)

`Dusky Beau' Greyish lavender with a distinct large plum eye. Large overlapped single, ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Average height. Grafting optional.

`Eclipse' Deep brown with red eye, pink and mauve veining. Some yellow speckling in hot weather. Large overlapped single. Prolific bloomer. Upright habit. Average height. Grafting essential. Recommended. (Plate 47)

`Edith Parsons' Brilliant chrome yellow with a cardinal red eye zone. Medium to small, loose double. Bushy. Low to medium proportions. Grafting optional. (Plate 48)

'Eileen McMullen' Deep orange with deep red eye zone and golden yellow edges to petals. Medium cartwheel single. Good texture. Very prolific. Handsome glossy foliage. Low to average height.

`El Capitolio' Bright red with white petal edge. Miniature semi double. Ruffled. Prolific. Average height. Upright growth. (Plate 49)

`El Capitolio Sport' Soft apricot with scarlet red centre. Miniature semi double. Fringed windmill with long pendulous style massed with ruffled petals. Very prolific. Average height. Highly recommended. Plant in a protected position. (Plate 50, cover)

`Elegans' Cerise pink with large lemon edge. Large regular single. Good bloomer of average height with woody open growth habit. Grafting optional. Also known as `Aloha' and `Hubba Hubba'. (Plate 51)

`Elena Mia' Delightful apricot orange. Miniature perfectly formed single. Medium texture. Low bushy habit. Very prolific. Excellent pot specimen rivalling azaleas for display. Grafting recommended.

'Enid Lewis' Pale pink. Medium double. 2 day flower. Prolific bloomer. Tall and bushy. (Plate 52)

`Envy' Lemon yellow with greenish tonings at times. Large overlapped single. Good bloomer. Low to average height. Lush dark green foliage. Grafting essential. (Plate 53)

'Erma K' Creamy yellow, lighter on edges of petals and orange tinted eye zone. Medium full double. Good texture. Bushy habit. Low to average height.

'Estrella Red' Velvety red verging on black. Large overlapped single. Average height. Woody growth habit. Grafting optional. (Plate 54)

'Evelyn Howard' Orange red with lighter veinings radiating out from a very deep carmine eye zone, and a large bright yellow border on petals. Large to extra large fully overlapped single. Heavy texture. Ruffled. Upright habit. Average height. Grafting recommended.

`Evening Sunset' Orange/tan with shiny toothed red eye. Medium regular single. Prolific. Low bushy habit. (Plate 55)

`Fanfare' Dark burgundy red with very dark almost black eye. Medium/large overlapped single. Heavily ruffled and tufted. Heavy texture. Low to average height.

`Fan Tan' Light tan with deep carmine eye and mauvy pink halo. Large fully overlapped single. Ruffled. Weak bushy habit. Prolific. Low height. Grafting recommended.

`Fantasia' Flamingo pink. Miniature single, windmilled. Also known as `Dainty Pink' and `Pink La France'. Very prolific bloomer. Very tall bush with weeping habit. (Plate 56)

'Farrington' Gold with red eye. Medium regular single. Prolific. Low bushy habit. Good pot specimen.

'Felice' Soft rose pink with salmon edge. Small/medium double. Medium texture. Ruffled. Prolific. Low to medium growth.

`Fiesta' orange with pink eye. Medium single fully overlapped. Ruffled and tufted. 2 day bloom. Upright. Bushy. Glossy foliage. Average height. Good for breeding. (Plate 57)

`Fifi' Orange red with many yellow splashes on edge of petals in summer. Medium single overlapped bloom. Slightly ruffled. Average height, of slender upright habit. Good bloomer. Grafting optional.

`Fiji Island' Deep purplish pink with dark carmine eye. Miniature windmill single. Good bloomer. Upright spindly habit. Will weep if left unpruned. Tall to very tall eight. Vigorous. Recommended. (Plate 58)

`Fijian Pink' Soft pink with pronounced dark red serrated eye. Miniature open single. Prolific. Lush glossy foliage on bush of average/tall height. Good for landscaping and decorating indoors. (Plate 59)

`Fijian White' White with large dark red centre. Miniature single open bloom. 2 day bloom. Perfumed. Glossy maple shaped foliage. Bushy. Hardy. Very decorative when grouped in arrangements. (Plate 60)

'Fire Engine' Brilliant orange red. Large single overlapped bloom. Very prolific. Low to average height. Bushy habit. Outstanding. Grafting preferred. Recommended. (Plate 61)

`Firedance' Bright orange with yellow edge and black red centre. Medium semidouble/double. Heavy texture. Ruffled and tufted. 2 day flower. Average height.

`Firefly' Rich golden yellow with faint pink eye. Large single overlapped ruffled bloom. Prolific. Low bushy plant. Hardy. (Plate 62)

`Fireglow' Orange red. Medium regular single. Prolific. Average height. Upright bushy growth.

`Flame' Tangerine with deeper eye. Large single fully overlapped with some ruffling. Good bloomer. Low height. Grafting essential.

`Flamingo Star' Cerise/rose to light rose. White edges to petals. Medium/large full double. Very prolific. Average/tall bush, upright habit. Hardy. Flowers well in winter. Very desirable. (Plate 63)

'Fletcher' Dark chocolate brown with striking crimson eye zone with veinings radiating out through petals. Medium/ large cartwheel single. Good texture, slightly ruffled. Prolific. Low height. Requires grafting.

`Florence Nightingale' Bright orange red with lemon and white streaks radiating from centre. Large overlapped single. Good bloomer. 2 day bloom. Tufted. Woody habit. Low height. Grafting essential. Recommended.

`Florida' Bright orange. Large semidouble. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit.

`Florida Sunset' Orange red with gold edge to petals. Miniature regular single. Prolific. Average height. Dense foliage. Recommended. Good pot specimen. (Plate 64)

`Flower Girl' Bright pink. Medium single fully overlapped petals which are ruffled. Very prolific. Upright average height bush. Hardy. Recommended for average gardeners. (Plate 65)

`Flying Dutchman' Tangerine with white eye and pink eye zone. Has yellow spots in summer. Medium/large single. Medium bush. Prolific.

`Foster Brady' Cream with creamy pink edges to petals and crimson eye zone. Semi to full double. Ruffled with crepey texture. Prolific. Low to average height. Medium size blooms.

`Four Forty Second Battalion' Khaki with mauve pink eye. Large regular single. Prolific. Average height. Upright bushy growth.

`Frances Silva' Rose pink with dark eye. Large overlapped, ruffled and tufted single bloom. Average height. Fair bloomer. Grafting essential.

`Frank Green' Orange. Medium full double. Ruffled bloom, heavy texture. Prolific. Low bushy habit. Hardy. Good winter blooms. Suitable for pot growth. (Plate 66)

`Fred Kertze' Red with yellow edge. Large overlapped single. Good bloomer. Ruffled. Average height. Good bush shape.

'Freddie Brubaker' Old gold with red eye and white halo. Extra large single crepey overlapped bloom. Prolific. Outstanding. Low bushy habit. (Plate 67)

`Full Moon' Bright yellow with white eye. Medium, cup and saucer. Prolific. Average height. Upright growth. Grafting desirable. Perfumed. Also known as `Mrs James E. Hendry'. (Plate 68)

`Funny Smoke' Greyed yellow with red eye zone. Medium to large crested single. Medium texture. Average height. Grafting preferred.

`Futurama' Apricot pink fading to rich apricot toward edge of petals. Medium to large cup and saucer double. Prolific. Good texture. Low to medium height.

.`Galaxy' Golden yellow with pronounced dark carmine centre. Large single overlapped tufted bloom. Prolific. Average height. Grafting essential. (Plate 69)

`Gay Rose' Flamingo pink with white centre. Medium single. Ruffled and tufted. Good bloomer. Average height.

`General Corteges' Scarlet. Medium regular bloom. Very prolific. Average height. Dark glossy foliage with white variegation. Very hardy variety. Good hedge plant. (Plate 70)

`George Liberace' Yellow with red eye. Medium cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Ruffled and tufted. Low height. Bushy. Grafting essential.

`Georgie Girl' Bright red with yellow splashes and very dark red glossy eye. Medium single. Ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Average upright bush. (Plate 71)

`Gina Marie' White with some soft pink. Large overlapped single. Prolific. Crepey, satiny and ruffled. Heavy texture. Tall upright bush. Best grafted. Recommended. (Plate 72)

'Gladys Moncrieff' Pink with apricot edge and very large red centre. Medium single overlapped, ruffled and tufted. Low bushy habit. Grafting essential. (Plate 73)

`Gloria' Apricot orange with a blood red eye zone. Medium single, recurved with light texture. Blooms prolifically and grows upright and bushy.

`Gold' Bright golden yellow. Medium overlapped single bloom. Low bushy habit. Glossy foliage. (Plate 74)

`Gold Dust' Apricot gold with lemon/ cream irregular blotches. Medium, overlapped crepey single, well ruffled and tufted. Blooms prolifically. Thin texture, subject to occasional beetle damage. Medium/low bush. Slow grower. Best grafted. Recommended.

`Gold Lotto' Light soft tan with yellow spots and deep red eye with pinkish halo. Large, fully overlapped ruffled single. Prolific. Formerly `Lucky Devil'. Low sprawly bush.

`Golden Belle' Golden yellow. Large single overlapped ruffled bloom with a crepey texture. Good bloomer. Low to average height. Grafting essential. Recommended. (Plate 75)

`Golden Platter' Rich golden yellow with faint pink eye and white halo. Large to very large single overlapped bloom. Excellent bloomer. Slow growth. Low height. Grafting essential. Outstanding. Recommended.

`Grace Goo' Bright gold with carmine eye zone and pink halo. Medium regular single. Prolific. Bushy habit. Low to medium height. Hardy. (Plate 76)

`Graham McGilvary' Bright red. Medium overlapped single. Ruffled and slightly tufted. Prolific bloomer. Average height. (Plate 77)

`Grannies Bonnet' Lavender grey with pink centre, apricot orange edging to petals, fades to creamy lemon and is more pronounced on inner petals. Large double. Good bloomer. Ruffled blooms. Low height. Grafting essential. Very unusual, old world colouring. Highly recommended. (Plate 78)

`Grapette' Bluish lavender with grey overlay. Medium regular single. Prolific. Upright habit, average height.

`Gray Lady' Lavender grey with deep pinky red centre radiating to almost half the petals. Large overlapped single. Good bloomer. Slightly ruffled blooms. Branches are weak and sometimes require support. Low height. Grafting essential.

`Great Satan' Rich brown with yellow splashes merging almost into a margin at times on the outer edges of petals. Rich red eye with pinkish halo. Large to extra large fully overlapped single. Slightly ruffled. Sprawling habit. Low height. Grafting preferred.

`Hales Kala' Bright orange with wide lemon edges. Medium semi double, sometimes crippled bloom. Very prolifc. Low bushy habit. Very desirable. Recommended.

`Happiness' Yellow with faint red eye. Large single bell shaped overlapped bloom with crepey texture. Good bloomer. Low growth. Grafting essential. Collector's item. (Plate 79)

`Happy New Year' Rich tan with red eye, biscuit edging to petals in warmer weather. Large semi double, slightly ruffled blooms. Good bloomer, 2 day flower. Average height. Glossy foliage. Grafting essential. Recommended. (Plate 80)

`Harold Holt' Cyclamen red with dark eye. Large overlapped single bloom. Good bloomer. Average height.

`Harry Harper' Deep crimson with slightly lighter edges. Heavily ruffled with heavy texture. Medium to large cartwheel single. Upright habit. Average height.

`Harvest Moon' Rich golden yellow with lemon spots and splashes in summer. Large semi double ruffled blooms. Prolific. Upright, bushy habit. Average height. Grafting optional.

`Hawaii Lorraine' Soft golden apricot yellow with small reddish eye. Large loose semi double. Very prolific. Sparse open bush. Low to average height. Cupped foliage. Grafting preferred.

`Hawaiian Red' Wine red, medium cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Ruffled. Average height. Upright growth.

`Hawaiian Skies' Cerise. Large regular single. Prolific. Average height. Upright growth. Good landscaper.

`Hawaiian Sunset' Cerise pink with a lemon edge. Large single overlapped ruffled bloom. Very prolific. Average height. Bushy habit. Recommended.

`Hazel Cumming' Pink with creamy/ lemon outer edger. Large single. 2 day flower. Prolific. Firm texture. Bush medium height. Good grower on own roots.

`Helen Walker' Soft pink with small red eye. Miniature to small regular single. Very prolific. Crepey texture. Low sprawly prostrate habit. Low to average height. Excellent pot and garden specimen.

`Harry Schurman' Purplish red with white lace around petals in season. Medium overlapped ruffled and tufted single bloom. Prolific. Average height. Grafting essential.

`Herma Garrett' Rich gold with slight reddish centre. Medium to large loose semi double. Good texture. Prolific. Average height.

`Herm Geller' Golden brown with lighter honey brown margin and apricot to lemony edge. Pronounced carmine eye zone. Colours fade and change the second day. Large to extra large fully overlapped single. Very prolific. Spindly upright habit. Average height. Grafting recommended. Outstanding cultivar.

`High Ruffles' Rich old gold. Large overlapped single, ruffled. Good bloomer. 2 day bloom. Upright bushy habit. Low height. Grafting essential. Recommended.

'Hilo Island' Bright lemon yellow. Small/ medium full double. Perfumed. Prolific. Bushy habit, average height. Good garden variety.

`Hokey Pokey' Multicoloured. Main colour red with a yellow orange petal edge. Eye zone red with a silvery violet halo. Large fully overlapped single. Heavy texture, prolific. Low. Slow grower. Grafting essential.

`Honey Do' Apricot/gold with occasional lighter specks. Extra large single, overlapped, slightly ruffled. Prolific. Upright bush. Blooms best after 2 3 years. Best grafted. (Plate 81)

`Hot Shot' Capsicum red with yellow tufts and petal edges. Medium fully overlapped single. Heavy texture, ruffled and tufted. Low to average height.

`Iceland Girl' Creamy white with red eye. Medium, crested semi double. Prolific. Average height. Upright bushy growth.

 `Indian Maid' Light orange with lemon edge heavily mottled and splashed with cream and yellow. Large to extra large perfectly formed overlapped single. Heavy texture. Slightly ruffled. Low to average height.

'Inez Blue' Lavender with pinky eye zone. Medium single overlapped bloom. Prolific. Average height.

`Insignus' Gold with red eye and white halo. Large single overlapped blooms. Good bloomer. Low to average height. Grafting optional. Recommended.

'Isabelle Barling' Cerise pink with very prominent deep pink veins, giving a swirling effect. Medium, regular single exhibiting some cupping of the petals. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit. Grafting optional.

`Island Empress' Cerise red. Medium double. Very prolific. Average height. Very hardy. (Plate 82)

'Isobel Beard' Dark lavender with red eye. Medium, semi double, 2 day flower. Very prolific. Average height. Upright growth. Recommended. (Plate 83)

`Ivy's Idol' Golden apricot orange. Large overlapped single, ruffled bloom, of crepey texture. Good bloomer. Low height. Grafting essential. (Plate 84)

`Jan McIntyre' Golden yellow with bright red eye. Large single overlapped tufted bloom. Prolific. Average height. Spindly growth habit. Grafting optional.

`Jean Diggs' Orange with yellow mottling to outer edge of petals. Light pink mauve eye. Medium flower with some ruffling, overlapped single. Very prolific. Average height. Sprawling habit.

`Jerry Holst' Soft pale pink fading to off white. Large loose double. Good bloomer. Upright habit. Average height. Grafting optional. Outstanding. Highly recommended. (Plate 85)

`Jerry Smith' Rich gold varying to apricot yellow. Medium/large full double, 2 day bloom. Outstanding. Low bushy habit. (Plate 86)

'Jessie Lum' Pink with glowing red eye. Large single, fully overlapped, ruffled and tufted. 2 day bloom. Low/average bush.

`Jewel of India' Bright pink. Medium, double. Ruffled. Prolific. Average height. Bushy. (Plate 87)

`Jim Howie' Orange red with yellow edge to petals. Large single, ruffled overlapped bloom. Good bloomer. Average height. Upright habit. Grafting optional.

`Jimmy Monroe' Outer %3 lemon, middle %3 pink, eye zone %3 red with grey halo between eye and pink zone. Large single. Ruffled and tufted. Medium bush. Best grafted.

`Joan Kinchen' Rich gold with white centre which has a faint pink flush. Large single, overlapped slightly ruffled bloom. Upright bush. Best grafted. (Plate 88)

`Joan Lum' Lavender pink, rose edging to petals, deep shiny burgundy eye. Large single, overlapped bloom. Ruffled. 2 day flower. Good bloomer. Average height. Grafting essential.

`Joanne Boulin' Pink, cream and lemon yellow. Very showy large crested semidouble. Base petals ruffled and tufted. Eye zone and throat vibrant lolly pink. Bush medium and well branched. Prolific bloomer. Grafting recommended.

`John F. Kennedy' Golden brown with red eye and pink halo. Large single overlapped ruffled and tufted bloom. Good bloomer. Low growth habit. Grafting essential. (Plate 89)

`John Massie' Scarlet. Medium single, regular bloom. Prolific. Average height. Upright growth. Woody habit.

`Johnsonii' Apricot gold with slight red eye. Medium single overlapped bloom. Prolific. Low bushy habit. (Plate 90)

`Jolly Miller' Bright orange with large yellow splashes. Large open single. Prolific. Upright habit. Low to average height. Very showy cultivar.

`Jol Wright' Hot orange with light pink centre. Extra large loose double. Prolific. Average height upright bush. Outstanding. Grafting essential. Without a doubt the best Australian bred hibiscus. Very popular. Highly recommended. (Plate 91)

 `Joyce A' Lavender pink with fine lemon edging to petals, very pronounced shiny burgundy eye. 2 day bloom, fades to lavender second day. Large single, overlapped, ruffled. Good bloomer. Average height. Outstanding. Highly recommended.

'Julius Camfield' Bright scarlet, deeper eye. Medium regular single. Prolific bloomer. Tall height. Glossy foliage. Ideal hedge plant. Recommended.

`Kahila' Pink fading to off white. Crepey texture. Large overlapped ruffled and tufted bloom. Good bloomer. Low bushy habit. Slow grower. Grafting essential.

'Kai Nani' Rose pink with large dark reddish centre. Large single overlapped ruffled and tufted bloom. Prolific. Low bushy height. Grafting essential.

`Katy D' Rich rose pink. Medium/large semi double. Unusual bloom with butterfly type petaloids on tip of style. Prolific. Average height. Outstanding. Grafting essential. (Plate 92)

`Kay McIntyre' Glowing orange and gold centre. Medium single, overlapped bloom. Very prolific. Average height.

`Kim Ellen' Crimson with neyron rose tufts and petal edge. Medium single, fully overlapped, very ruffled and tufted. Blooms well autumn and winter. Grafting optional. Average height. Bushy. Recommended. (Plate 93)

`King David' Deep cerise red. Medium to large full double. Very prolific. Good texture. Handsome bush. Average height.

'Kimberley Alison' Orange with some yellow spots. Extra large overlapped single. Ruffled. Fair bloomer. Average height. Grafting essential.

`Kinchen's Yellow' Lemon yellow with white eye and white radiating veins. Extra large cartwheel single. Crepey texture, ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Vigorous bush with large dark green glossy leaves.. Average height. Outstanding. (Plate 94)

`King Kalakaua' Burgundy red. Medium, fluted double. Prolific. Ruffled. Heavy texture. Average height. Upright. (Plate 95)

`King Lavender' Lavender with pink eye. Orange blotches on petals. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. 2 day bloom. Ruffled and tufted. Tall, upright growth.

`Kissed' Bright scarlet, half overlapped single with a distinctive dark red eye. Floppy light texture. Hardy, medium tall bush, useful for hedges and landscaping.

`Kitty Beebe' Deep lavender with red eye. Medium single overlapped, ruffled and tufted. 2 day flower. Low bushy habit. Grafting desirable.

'Kona' Pink. Medium, full double. Prolific. 2 day bloom. Slightly perfumed. Tall, bushy growth. Grafting essential where subject to root rot.

`Kuimale' Orange with red centre. Medium overlapped single. Prolific bloomer. Low height.

`Lady Adele' Mauve/grey with pink edge on petals. Dark red eye zone. Large crested single. Good bloomer. Average height. Highly recommended. Selected as Hibiscus of the Year 1983 by the American Hibiscus Society. (Plate 96)

`Lady Blundell' Cerise pink with creamy yellow border. Large fully overlapped single. Good texture, slightly ruffled. Prolific. Low height.

`Lady Cilento' Bright orange with lemon stripes and spots. Large fully overlapped single. Good bloomer. Ruffled. Tall upright bush. Spectacular. Suitable for espalier. Recommended. (Plate 97)

`Lady in Red' Dark velvet red with deeper eye. Large fully overlapped single. Heavy texture, ruffled, prolific. Low to average height.

`Lambertii' Dark red. Overlapped small double. Good bloomer. Low bushy habit.

`Landersii' Cerise red. Miniature double. Prolific. Ruffled. Average height. Also known as `Pride of Hankins'. (Plate 98)

`Lani Booth' Cerise pink with darker centre. Large semi double, ruffled, crested bloom. Good bloomer. Low height. Crinkled foliage. Grafting essential. Collector's variety.

`Lani II' Deep cerise lavender fading to lavender pink with lemon edge. Medium single, overlapped, firm texture. 2 day bloom. Average to tall woody bush. Outstanding. (Plate 99)

`La Paz' Light pink with deep carmine eye, fades to almost white during the day. Medium regular single. Very prolific. Average height. Good garden variety.

`Lavender Lady' Lavender pink with large red eye. Medium overlapped single. Prolific. Low to average height. Grafting optional. Recommended.

`Lavender Marble' Lavender marble with mottled markings. Medium semi double. Prolific. Low height. Bushy habit.

`Leita' Brown with red centre. Small single. Overlapped. Prolific bloomer. Low height. Best grafted.

`Lemon Chiffon' Pale cream with wide lemon edge. Medium single, crepey texture. Very prolific. Average height. Bushy. Hardy. A delicately beautiful bloom. Recommended. (Plate 101)

`Lemon Delight' Creamy lemon. Medium single, fully overlapped bloom. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit.

`Lemon Rays' Lemon with pink streaks. Medium overlapped single. Slightly ruffled and tufted. Average height. (Plate 102)

'Lena Parks' Deep brownish orange centre radiates out to bright yellow. Extra large open single, often bell shaped. Very prolific. Good strong grower. Average height. Recommended. Showy plant.

`Liebestraum' Rich pink with off white edging to petals, with a deeper pink centre. Large overlapped ruffled and tufted single. Good bloomer. Average height. Grafting essential. (Plate 100)

`Linda Pearl' Lavender mauve. Medium ruffled double. Very prolific. Low bushy habit. Recommended. (Plate 103)

`Linda Yettaw' Deep tomato red with yellow edge. Large double. Good texture. Prolific. Low to average height. Grafting recommended.

`Lord of the Isles' Yellow/orange. Small fluted double giving appearance of a daffodil. Hardy. Medium grower. Bushy to average height. (Plate 104)

`Louis Price' Capsicum red with occasional yellow spotting. Medium to large fully overlapped single. Ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Average height.

`Lovely Rea' Orange red with yellow edging. Medium to large ruffled double. Poor bloomer. Low bushy habit. Slow. Grafting essential.

`Lynn Carol' Deep pink to creamy white on outer petals. Blotches of pale pink. Large red eye zone. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Medium bloomer. 2 day flower. Ruffled and tufted. Average height. Bushy. Grafting essential.

`Lynn Stacey' Bright cerise pink with pronounced creamy yellow border to petals with large carmine eye zone. Medium to large fully overlapped single. Ruffled and slightly tufted. Prolific. Low bushy habit.

`Madam XX' Dark orange red with golden yellow petal edges. Double. Fair bloomer. 2 day flower of medium size. Heavy texture. Medium/low bushy grower which needs to be grafted.

`Madonna' Pure white with deep cerise eye. Large overlapped ruffled and tufted single. Prolific. Average height. Grafting essential. Highly recommended. Also known as `Dorothy'. (Plate 105)

`Many Times' Bright orange with yellow splashes on outer edge of petals. Medium single, fully overlapped bloom. Low bush. Slow. Shy to flower.

`Margaret Okano' Lavender pink with a lemon edge and large deep wine eye. Large single, overlapped tufted bloom. 2 day flower. Prolific. Firm texture. Outstanding in autumn and winter. Low bush habit. Also known as `Margaret Okono'. (Plate 106)

'Margot Kelly' Cardinal red with darker eye zone. Large fully overlapped single. Heavy texture. Low height. Best grafted.

`Maria Grazia' Light pink with white streaks radiating out from eye zone. Medium overlapped single. Ruffled, Prolific. Average height.

'Marjorie Beard' Rich blood red. Medium full double. Prolific. Average height. Dark glossy foliage. Recommended.

'Marjorie Coral' Pink with red eye. Large, cartwheel overlapped single. prolific. Ruffled and tufted. Average height. Bushy. Recommended. (Plate 107)

'Marjorie Mundt' Watermelon pink with orange. Large single 2 day flower. Medium bush. Good grower on own roots.

`Martha Fleming' Rich raspberry red with large edging of white on outer petals. Medium full ruffled double. Bushy. Average height. Shy bloomer.

`Martha McDonald' Bright orange. Large full double. Very prolific. Low, slow grower. Very showy.

`Mary Bishop' Rose pink with occasional white blotches and a deep red eye. Medium single. Fully overlapped, ruffled, good texture. Bushy fast grower to medium height.

`Mary Brady' Lavender pink with cream petal edge. Medium/large. Medium textured overlapped single with some ruffling. Fair bloomer. Medium recumbent bush. Best grafted. (Plate 108)

'Mary Estrella' Strawberry red with white streaks down centre of petals. Medium single overlapped bloom. Good bloomer. Low height. Woody growth habit. (Plate 109)

`Mary Forbes' Vibrant orange with a pinky red eye. Medium to large single, overlapped tufted bloom. Prolific. Average height. Hardy.

`Mary Wallace' Vivid orange red with lighter edges. Huge single fully overlapped. Light texture. Very prolific. Low bushy habit. Outstanding. Highly recommended. (Plate 110)

`Mason Red' Bright tomato red. Slight mauvish eye. Medium overlapped single bloom. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit.

`Masonala' Rich glowing pink. Medium single. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit. Very hardy.

`Mayan Red' Red with white blotches in summer. Medium overlapped single. Ruffled. Tufted. Prolific. Medium height. Grafting desirable. Tends to drop buds at times. Also known as `Maya on Red'. (Plate 111)

'McNeill Orange' Marigold orange. Semi double of medium/large size. Fair bloomer with consistently dark green leaves. Heavy texture. Bushy, medium sized, recumbent plant which is best grafted. Good for espalier work.

`M. D. Robinson' Lemon yellow with red eye and pinky halo. Crepey texture. Medium single overlapped bloom. Prolific. Low height. Grafting optional. (Plate 112)

`Meeke Meeke' Apricot orange. Large to extra large full double. Very prolific. Upright habit. Low to average height.

`Meteor' Bright yellow with red eye. Extra large single, overlapped. Very good bloomer. Average height. Low prostrate habit. Grafting essential. Highly recommended. (Plate 113)

`Mini Skirt' Bright cerise red splashed and mottled white in summer. Medium single, fully overlapped, highly ruffled and tufted. 2 3 day bloom. Firm texture. Low bush. (Plate 114)

`Miss Hawaiian' Tangerine orange. Large loose semi double. Prolific. Low to average height. Woody habit. Slow grower. Grafting optional.

'Mollie Cummings' Rich velvet red with glowing sheen. Medium to large single, fully overlapped. Prolific. Upright. Average height. Hardy. A very good red. Recommended for beginners. (Plate 115)

'Monique Maria' Soft pink with soft orange petal edges. Large, crested single. Prolific. Ruffled and tufted. 2 day bloom. Tall. Upright growth. Recommended.

`Moonshot' Golden yellow. Medium cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Average height. Upright growth. Good landscaper. (Plate 116)

'Morley Theaker' Rich crimson with dark, almost black centre. Large, trumpet shaped single with heavy ruffles. Shy bloomer. Low upright bush.

`Mr Brett' Reddish pink with paler edges to petals. Medium semi double. Prolific. Upright habit to average height.

`Mrs Andreasen' Salmon and cream with occasional pink splashes. Full double. Sport of `Kona'. Very fast, tall, upright grower, bushy, woody plant. May succumb to root rot under wet conditions. Makes a good landscaping specimen and can be used for screening or large hedges. (Plate 117)

`Mrs Garden Club' Golden yellow. Large single. Unusual hose in hose formation of petals. Soft fluffy texture, ruffled. Medium height. Best grafted.

`Mrs George Davis' Rich rose pink. Medium full double. Ruffled. Very prolific. Tall height. Very bushy and hardy. Recommended. (Plate 118)

`Mrs Heywood' Rich claret red. Large single overlapped, ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit. Grafting optional.

`Mrs Tomkins' Soft rose pink. Medium fully overlapped single. Very prolific. Open branching habit. Average height. Hardy. (Plate 119)

'Muriel' Silver and pink. Large overlapped single. Fair bloomer. Average height. Unique colouring. Grafting desirable.

`My Angel' Cherry red with oxblood red centre, sometimes with creamy markings. Medium to large fully overlapped single. Ruffled and tufted. Good texture. Rounded bushy habit, average height.. Prolific.

`My Fair Lady' Soft pink with outer half petal white and white eye. Single large fully overlapped. Ruffled and tufted. Medium bush.

`Mystic Charm' Bright cerise red with large white border that widens later in the season. Medium to large fully overlapped single. Slightly ruffled. Very prolific. Low to medium height.

`Mystique' Rich orange. Large cup and saucer double. Prolific. Low bushy habit. Slow. Grafting essential.

`Nagao 20' Deep velvet red. Large single, fully overlapped. 2 day bloom. Very prolific. Glossy foliage. Average height, untidy bush. Outstanding. Recommended. (Plate 120)

`Nancy Beatty' Plum red. Medium overlapped single. Good bloomer. Ruffled and tufted. Suffers wind burn. Average height.

`Nathan Charles' Red/purple, lighter towards petal edges. Red eye. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. 2 day flower. Ruffled and tufted. Crepey. Average height. Bushy growth. Grafting desirable. Recommended. (Plate 121)

`Neredah Banff' emon with radiating pink centre and veins, cream halo. Medium/large single, crepey and ruffled and tufted. Average bloomer. Average height bush.

`Nocturne' Greyish purple/mauve with lavender pink edge. Large fully overlapped single. Crepey texture. Prolific. Low to average height. Best grafted.

'Nola Cameron' Yellow orange with dark pink eye. Large regular single. Prolific. Average height. Upright, bushy growth.

'Norma' Yellow with pink centre. Large overlapped single. Ruffled. Prolific. Average height. (Plate 122)

`Norman Lee' Glowing cerise pink with broad lemon edged petals. Large regular single, slight tufting. Prolific and showy. Low bushy habit. Outstanding. Recommended. (Plate 123)

`Norman Stevens' Apricot orange with large white centre. Large overlapped single. Prolific. Average height. Caney growth habit. Grafting optional. Recommended. (Plate 124)

`Old Frankie' Pink. Large overlapped single. Crepey texture. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit. (Plate 125)

`Open Arms' Pink and apricot. Large overlapped single. Good bloomer. Medium height. Large glossy green leaves.

`Orange Glow' Bright orange with occasional yellow spots. Medium semi to full double. Prolific. Low to average height.

`Orange Grove' Orange with red eye and pink zone radiating into petals. Large single. Prolific. Firm texture ruffled and tufted. Vigorous growth, tall upright bush. Most attractive. Recommended. (Plate 126)

`Orange Pride' Orange red with dark red centre. Small overlapped single. Good bloomer. Low to medium grower. (Plate 127)

`Orange Triumph' Orange red with a large radiating eye zone. Double cup and saucer type. Fair to good bloomer. Base petals tend to recurve. Bush is medium tall, upright and bushy. Prune heavily September/October for best results.

`Pacific Pearl' Lilac with a red eye zone with pinkish halo and silver grey sheeny appearance. Large/extra large fully overlapped single. Crepey texture. Prolific. Low to average height. Recommended.

`Panorama' Bright scarlet red. Medium to large full double. Prolific. Handsome bush. Low to average height.

`Paper Doll' Light golden brown. Small overlapped single. Good bloomer. Low bush.

'Patricia' Bright coral pink with a sheeny deep red eye zone. Medium/large overlapped single bloom, ruffled and tufted. Hardy, bushy habit to medium height. Blooms prolifically over a long period. Grows well on own roots.

'Patricia Noble' Rich salmon/peach pink with creamy white edges on insides of petals which become more pronounced late in season. Large fully overlapped ruffled single. Upright bushy habit. Average height. Sport of `Ross Estey'. Outstanding in cooler areas.

'Pauline' Pink dark red eye. Medium/large loose semi double, crepey texture, ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Growth habit untidy suitable for espalier display. Average height.

`Peachblow' Soft pink with carmine eye. Medium, full double. Prolific. Average height. Bushy growth. (Plate 128)

`Peeping Tom' Deep brown with pinkish red eye zone. Large to extra large fully overlapped single. Ruffled and tufted. Crepey texture. Low to average height. Prolific. Grafting essential.

'Peggy Walton' Lavender purple with bright red eye. Medium to large overlapped ruffled bloom. Prolific. Low habit. Grafting optional. Recommended. (Plate 129)

`Peppi' Deep red with a darker centre and lemon yellow petal edge. Medium crested semi double, ruffled. Heavy textured 2 day flower. Very showy but blooms only fairly. Medium, upright. Slow grower. Grafting recommended.

`Perfecta' Deep pink with reddish purple centre. Small partly overlapped single. Good bloomer. 'Fall.

`Perfection' Bright orange. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Ruffled and tufted. Medium height. Upright bushy growth.

'Phyllis McMullen' Dark red with prominent veins and light gold tufts. Medium fully overlapped single. Heavy texture, rufed and tufted. Low to medium height.

`Pindari' Apricot/orange with faint pink eye. Large single, fully overlapped, heavily ruffled and tufted often trumpet shaped. Prolific 2 day bloom. Average height, stiff woody bush.

`Pink Cameo' Pale pink with a deep purplish pink eye zone. Medium light textured single overlapped bloom. Prolific bloomer. Subject to beetle damage. Very vigorous grower, tall and well branched.

`Pink Dawn' Light pink with lighter edges. Medium semi double. Prolifc. Low to average height.

`Pink Frost' Rich pink. Large, semidouble. Prolific. 2 day bloom. Average height. Bushy growth. Also known as `Ray's Pink Frost'. (Plate 130)

`Pink Psyche' Satin pink. Miniature open single, heavily fringed. Pendulous blooms. Very prolific once established. Vigorous growth, very hardy. Tall height. Also known as `Old Hawaiian Variety'.

`Pink Radiance' Deep cerise pink with wide apricot edge and dark centre. Large/ medium single, fully overlapped, ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Bushy habit, average height. Best grafted. Stigma, style and anthers much larger than most. 2 day bloom. Recommended. (Plate 131)

`Pink Rays' Soft pink with bright pink rays radiating through petals. Medium single, regular bloom. Prolific. Average height. (Plate 132)

`Pinto' Deep pink with large white blotches. Small to miniature overlapped single. Prolific. Low to average height.

`Plum Duff' lum red with creamy yellow edges to petals and glossy dark red eye zone. Medium to large semi to full double. Prolific. Crepey texture. Low bushy habit.

`Powder Puff' Pink, soft and delicate. Medium/large semi double. Crepey texture. Ruffled. Prolific. Average height. Bushy. (Plate 133)

`Precious Nova' Cherry red with yellow petal edges. Medium regular single. Prolific. Average height. Bushy growth.

`Prelude' Deep orange. Fully overlapped medium to large single. Heavy texture. Ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Average height.

`Pretty Baby' Lavender pink, more pink around edge. Medium single overlapped bloom. Good bloomer. Average height. Slender growth habit. Grafting essential. (Plate 134)

`Prima Ballerina' Deep cerise red with large white border. Large full double. Prolific. Low to average height. Grafting preferred.

`Primrose' Lemon yellow with white eye. Small regular single. Prolific. Average height. Upright growth.

`Prince Kuhio' Lavender with red eye and white blotches. Large single, overlapped, ruffled. Good bloomer. Low height. Twiggy habit. Sparse foliage. Grafting essential. Collector's variety only.

`Prince of Japan' Scarlet red. Medium regular single with recurve of petals. Very prolific. Average height. Hardy. Very attractive around swimming pools. (Plate 135)

`Prince of Orange NZ' Bright orange with lemon edge. Medium to large fully overlapped single. Ruffled and tufted, good texture. Very prolific. Upright growth, average height.

`Pro Legato' Deep velvet purplish red. Large full double. Good texture, prolific upright habit. Average height.

`Psyche' Glossy red. Miniature fringed single. Prolific bloomer. Tall upright bush. Good hedge specimen. Hardy. Recommended. (Plate 137)

'Rai Wha' Pinkish red. Red eye. Medium crested semi double. Prolific. Average height. Bushy growth.

`Rambling Rose' Deep rose pink. Medium overlapped single. Good bloomer. Ruffled. Average height.

`Raspberry Crepe' Bright pink with lighter eye zone. Medium/large fully overlapped single. Very crepey, lightly veined. Average height.

`Rebecca' Light cerise red. Large single, often crippled, usually overlapped, ruffled. Good bloomer. Average height. Grafting essential. Collector's variety only.

`Red Blitz' Purplish red. Large semidouble. Ruffled and tufted. Good bloomer. Tall.

`Red Bomb' Dull blood red with bright yellow splashes in warmer weather. Large single overlapped ruffled bloom. Prolific. Low to average height. Grafting essential. Highly recommended. (Plate 138)

`Red Bombora' Brilliant red with pinkish lavender eye. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Ruffled and tufted. Average height. Upright bushy growth.

`Red n' White' Glowing red with white eye zone. Miniature to small overlapped single. Medium texture. Strong grower. Average height. Prolific.

`Red n' Yellow' Dull scarlet red with yellow streaks throughout petals. Large to extra large single. Fully overlapped. Good bloomer. Low height. Twiggy habit. Grafting essential. Recommended.

`Red Parasol' Deep pink/red with creamy white edge. Extra large cartwheel single highly ruffled. Prolific. Compact average height bush. Grafting desirable. Outstanding. Highly recommended. (Plate 139)

`Red Robyn' Guardsman red with currant red eye zone. Medium single, fully overlapped, ruffled, tufted, very prolific bloomer. Petals crepey and fluted. Upright, bushy plant to medium/tall size. Grafting optional. Previously known as 'Robyn Kaye'. (Plate 140)

`Red Rover' Cerise with red eye. Medium regular single. Prolific. Average height. Upright bushy growth.

`Revelation' Neyron rose with eye zone of cardinal red. Medium, overlapped single, crepey, ruffled and tufted. Two day flower. Blooms prolifically. Light texture subject to beetle damage. Medium, upright bushy plant. Grows well on own roots.

`Rhinestone' Soft lavender/mauve with large white blotches on outer petals. Medium to large fully overlapped single. Prolific. Crepey texture. Handsome bush, average height.

'Rhonda D' Vibrant orange merging into golden yellow at petal edge. Deep red eye zone. Small single, fully overlapped, heavily ruffled, crepey, fluted. Very prolific bloomer. Tall, upright, bushy woody plant. Very fast grower on own roots.

`Richard Bodnar' Soft apricot gold with pinkish centre. Large full double. Good texture. Very prolific. Handsome bush. Low to average height.

`Rocky Road' White with pink blotches. Medium overlapped single. Good bloomer. Average height.

'Rosalie' Rose pink, red eye with white halo. Medium regular single. Prolific. Average height, upright, bushy growth.

`Rose Hill Special' Apricot pink with reddish centre. Medium full double. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit.

`Rose Scott' Rose red with red eye zone. Medium/small recurved single. Prolific windmill type. Very hardy, tall, caney plant ideal for hedges and landscaping. Also known as `Versicolour'. (Plate 141)

`Ross Estey' Soft rose suffused with apricot. Medium to large single overlapped ruffled bloom. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit. Recommended. (Plate 142)

`Ruby Brown' Orange brown with lemon edge and red eye fading to honey brown second day. Large single overlapped, ruffled tufted bloom. Occasional petaloid on style. Good bloomer. Low prostrate habit. Grafting essential. (Plate 143)

`Ruby Rose' Bright cerise pink with dark centre. Miniature regular single. Prolific. Light texture. Medium. Bushy. Good screen plant. (Plate 144)

`Ruth Wilcox' Soft pink with long deeppink staminal column. Miniature single windmill bloom. Prolific. Very tall rapid grower. Extremely hardy variety. Useful for standardising. Recommended screen plant. Also known as `Albo Lacinatus'. (Plate 145)

'Sabrina' Cardinal red. Sport of `Kona'. Full double. Very fast, tall, upright grower; bushy, woody plant. May succumb to root rot under wet conditions. Makes a good landscaping specimen and can be used for screening or large hedges.

`Saketani Blue' Soft lavender with pink eye. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Ruffled. Low bushy growth. Grafting essential. Collector's variety.

`Samantha Chappel' Soft rose pink. Extra large single, overlapped. Slight ruffles. Good bloomer. Low height. Prostrate habit. Grafting essential. Highly recommended. (Plate 146)

`San Diego Beauty' Bright cerise. Medium regular single. Prolific bloomer. Average height. Good hedge plant. Recommended.

`Sandy Chun' Golden orange with large red centre fading to bright golden yellow second day. Flower sometimes has freckling throughout. Large overlapped ruffled and tufted bloom. Low bushy habit. Grafting essential. (Plate 147)

`Sassy' Bright red and large yellow blotches. Medium to large double. Good bloomer. Low to average height. Grafting essential. Recommended.

`Satu' Red with occasional white flecks. Medium double. Very fast, tall bushy grower with large dark green leaves. Prolific. Medium textured bloom. Good landscaping type.

`Scarlet Giant' Bright scarlet. Extra large regular single. Prolific bloomer. Slightly ruffled. Upright bushy habit. Glossy foliage. Average height. Grafting optional. Highly recommended. (Plate 148)

`Scarlet Pimpernel' Soft pink to scarlet on edge of petals, dark red eye. Large cartwheel overlapped inside. Prolific. 2 day flower. Ruffled and tufted, crepey. Average height. Upright bushy growth.

`Secretariat' Soft orchid mauve with lemon to apricot edge, grey zone and wine radiating eye. Single medium/large. Firm texture. Ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Average to medium bush. 2 day bloom. Recommended.

'Senorita' Apricot with red centre. Medium full double. Very prolific. Large tall bush. Vigorous growth, requires several prunings/year. Good hedge or screen plant.

`Seth Brubaker' Bright golden yellow with orange red eye zone and deep burgundy eye. Large overlapped single, slightly ruffled. Prolific. Low to average height.

`Sharon Dec' Mauve pink with scarlet eye zone. Medium single, overlapped bloom, crepey, medium/light texture. Very prolific bloomer. Fast growing caney bush, tall.

'Shirley Howie' Cerise pink with lemon edge on petals. Red eye. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. 2 day bloom. Ruffled and tufted. Crepey. Medium height. Bushy. (Plate 149)

'Shirley Mae' Orange red. Large overlapped single. Good bloomer. Ruffled and tufted. Average height.

'Shirley White' Creamy white, slight pink centre. Medium single, overlapped, ruffled. Good bloomer. Average height. Grafting optional. Recommended. (Plate 150)

`Show Business' Reddish pink with bright pink eye, yellow to outer edge of petals. Large single, cartwheel. Overlapped. Prolific. Ruffled and tufted. Average height. Upright, bushy growth.

`Silver Rose' Lavender pink with silver grey eye zone. Medium fully overlapped single. Heavy crepey texture. Prolific. Average height.

`Sir John Caldecott' Yellow with red centre. Single, fully overlapped. Prolific bloomer. Low height. Best grafted.

`Sir John Chandler' Scarlet red with pink eye. Medium cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Average height. Upright, bushy growth. Colour has tendency to fade in sunny position. (Plate 151)

`Sir S. D. Bandanaraike' Brilliant tomato red. Medium/small fully overlapped single. Blooms well on a low bushy plant. Slow grower. Grafting recommended.

`Sleeping Single' Deep red with wide yellow border. Large to extra large fully overlapped single. Heavily ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Outstanding cultivar. Low to average height. Grafting preferred.

`Snow Flake' White. Miniature regular single. Good bloomer. Low height.

`Snow Queen' Variegated leaf. Bright red bloom. Miniature fringed single. Prolific bloomer. This variety is grown for its spectacular foliage of green and pure white spots in varying size. The stems of the new growth may be pink in colour. Tall weeping bush which makes a spectacular specimen plant. Highly recommended. Suitable for training as standard. Can be grown indoors near well lit window. (Plate 152)

`Sonata' Lavender pink with deep carmine eye. Medium single overlapped bloom. Very prolific. Average height. Bushy habit. Recommended.

'Sonia' Red with large splashes of lemon yellow. Large single overlapped ruffled and tufted bloom. Prolific. Average height. Grafting optional.

`Spring Song' Rich orange with flamingo pink eye zone. Medium single, fully overlapped, ruffled, tufted, heavy textured bloom. Very prolific bloomer. Bushy medium/tall plant. Fast grower on own roots.

`Stacey Winters' Pure white with large deep red eye. Large single overlapped ruffled tufted bloom. Poor bloomer. Low, slow bushy grower. Essential to graft. Collectors only. (Plate 153)

`Star Burst' Deep orange with large yellow blotches. Medium full double. Upright habit. Low to average height.

'Stella McClain' Cerise red with small white edge to petals. Medium semi double. Very prolific. Low to average height.

`Stormy Days' Deep lavender purple fading the second day to silvery grey. Medium to large full double. Very prolific. Average height.

`Strawberry Sundae' Pink with large white blotch on each petal. Blood red centre. Medium/large single. Red radiating veins. Ruffled and tufted. Bush upright. Flowers well.

`Summer Flash' Rich golden yellow fusing into orange red at base of petals. Large regular single, often bell shaped. Upright but straggly habit. Average height. Grafting preferred. (Plate 154)

`Summer Samba' Bright yellow with orange red eye. Large, cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. 2 day bloom. Average height. Upright growth. (Plate 155)

`Summer Sun' Gold with a red centre and pink halo with veining. Medium single, ruffled and tufted. Prolific. Average height. Caney growth habit. (Plate 156)

`Summer Tan' Orange with dark red centre. Medium overlapped single. Good bloomer. Average height.

`Sun and Sand' Yellowish brown tonings with soft glowing centre. Medium to large bloom. Prolific. Average height. Vigorous growth habit. Recommended.

`Sundance' Orange red with wide gold edge. Large single, fully overlapped. Slightly ruffled. Prolific. Low height.

`Sundown' Dark vibrant orange with yellow edge. Medium single. Very prolific. Low bushy habit.

`Sunny Giant' Bright golden orange with red eye. Extra large single, overlapped slightly ruffled. Prolific bloomer, Prostrate habit. Low to average height. Grafting essential.

`Surfie Jack' Yellow orange with yellow blotches in summer. Red eye. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. 2 day bloom. Ruffled and tufted. Average height. Bushy growth.

`Surfrider' Golden orange with red eye. Large bloom. Overlapped single ruffled and tufted. Very prolific. Low spreading growth habit. Highly recommended. (Plate 157)

`Susanah Phillips' Bright strawberry pink with lemon/yellow edge. Heavily veined. Single, medium size. Prolific. Medium bush. Good grower on own roots.

`Suva Belle' Orange bronze with dark red eye. Medium windmill single. Prolific. Average height. Upright, bushy growth.

`Sweet Amber' Creamy white with a very distinctive carmine eye radiating into petals. Large semi double with loose petals. Very prolific. Low bushy habit.

'Sylvia Goodman' Creamy with prominent red eye zone. Miniature fringed single. Prolific bloomer every day. Tall upright bush needing support. Hardy. Highly recommended. (Plate 158)

'Sylvia McGilvary' Silvery/mauve. Regular single. Prolific. Slightly ruffled. Low compact bush. Suitable for pot or tub.

`Tangerine' Tangerine orange. Large single overlapped bloom. Prolific. Low height. Open habit. Grafting optional.

`Tango' Tangerine red with dark carmine eye and pink grey halo. Suffused with a coppery colour during winter. Large single overlapped tufted bloom. Prolific. Average height. Open caney growth habit. (Plate 159)

`Tango Queen' Bright orange. Medium, windmill single. Prolific. 2 day flower. Average height. Upright. Bushy growth. `The Bride' Soft cream with light pink eye. Medium overlapped single, ruffled bloom. Prolific. Average height. Hardy. (Plate 160)

`The Dove' Unusual cream. Large single overlapped, ruffled and tufted bloom. Crepey texture. 2 day bloom. Low to average height.

`The Path' Multicoloured. Rich orange with a broad golden border splashed and spotted with lemon. Large single overlapped ruffled and tufted bloom. Very prolific. Bushy habit. Low to average height. Grafting preferred. Highly recommended. (Plate 161)

`The Pearl' White with pale pink tinge at times. Large single. Good texture. Highly ruffled. Average to low bush. Flowers freely.

'Thelma Bennell' Cerise. Large cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. 2 day bloom, heavy texture. Tall, bushy growth. (Plate 162)

`Thumbelina' Creamy white with light red edging to petals and dark red eye. Miniature regular single, partially overlapped. Low bush. Ideal pot plant. Best grafted.

`Thunderball' Rich golden yellow with red eye. Very large single overlapped. Very crepey texture. Has tendency to drop buds otherwise prolific. Average to tall upright bush. (Plate 163)

`Timothy Howie' Orange with red centre. Double, very large flower. Prolific. Medium bush. Good grower on own roots.

`Tomato Lam' Tangerine orange with lemon yellow border to petals. Medium to large single overlapped tufted bloom. Very prolific. Low bushy habit. Grafting essential. Recommended.

`Topaz Glory' Cinnamon with iodine centre and yellow ochre veins. Medium fully overlapped single. Crepey texture. Low height.

`Topsy' Golden orange with red centre and veins. Single medium/large fully overlapped. Very prolific. Low bushy habit. Hardy. Recommended for beginners. Also known as `Zombie'. (Plate 164)

'Tracey' Deep apricot with yellow splashes on edges of petals. Medium regular single. Prolific. Average height.

`Tropical Fantasy' Currant red with cream and yellow splashes, more pronounced in summer. Medium fully overlapped single. Very prolific. Low height.

`Twilight Glow' Dark lavender with red eye, prominent veins. Medium cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. Ruffled and tufted. Average height. Upright growth. (Plate 165)

`Twinkle Star' Small multicolour single, three quarter overlap, heavy texture. Eye zone white with dark red streaks, then yellow splashes and main colour bright orange to petal edge. Strong, upright grower, tall, well branched. Grows well on own roots.

'Vasco' Brilliant lemon yellow with white eye zone. Medium/large single, fully overlapped, tufted. Good texture. Very prolific. Medium/low bush. An old favourite. Recommended. (Plate 166)

`Vitamin C' Light yellow with orange tonings. Medium semi double. Prolific. Low height. Bushy habit. Grafting optional.

'Vivian Elizabeth' Dark reddish pink flowing into pinkish white towards petal edges. Dark red eye. Extra large ruffled, crepey. 2 day bloom. Medium height. Bushy. Grafting essential.

'Vivienne' Deep red. Medium overlapped single. Good bloomer. Slightly ruffled and tufted. Sun tolerant. Tall.

'Waimea Pink' Pink with deep cherry red eye. Large regular bloom. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit.

`Warriewood Gem' Glowing scarlet. Medium single overlapped. Very prolific. Average height. Dark green foliage. Bushy habit. Good landscaper. (Plate 167)

`White Kalakaua' Creamy white with light pink tonings. Medium to large loose double. Prolific. Average height. Bushy habit. Also known as `Elephant Ear'. (Plate 168)

`White Picardy' Pure white. Large semi double. Good bloomer. Low height. Grafting essential. Highly recommended. (Plate 169)

`Wilmae' Soft brown with yellow petal edges, mauve eye. Large, cartwheel overlapped single. Prolific. 2 day bloom. Average height, bushy growth. Unusual. (Plate 170)

`Wind Dancer' Cerise pink with light lemon edges to petals. Large full double. Prolific. Low to average height.

`Wrightii' White with carmine eye. Medium, light textured windmill bloom. Tall, bushy habit. Very fast grower on own roots. Suitable for espalier.

'Yvonne' Apricot with a pink eye zone. Medium, fully overlapped, ruffled single bloom. Prolific bloomer. Tall bushy habit, very hardy. Produces seed readily.

'Yvonne McKinless' Soft rose, apricot edging on petals, deeper eye with light lavender halo. Large overlapped single. Good bloomer. Average height. Grafting optional. Recommended.

`Zellie Waegner' Orange with lemon edging, pronounced deep black centre. Medium to large semi double. Fair bloomer. Caney, upright habit. Average height. Grafting optional.

List of Recommended Varieties

Here is a selection of varieties recommended for their excellent colour, and abundance of blooms.

Red
`Big Tango'
`Catavki' (`Kataoka Red')
'Estrella Red'
`Fire Engine'
`General Corteges'
'Marjorie Beard'
'Mollie Cummings'
`Mrs Heywood'
`Nagao 20'
'Robyn Kaye'
`Scarlet Giant'
`Warriewood Gem'

Gold/Yellow
'Bruceii'
`Crimson Ray'
`Crown of Bohemia'
`Firefly'
'Freddie Brubaker'
`Golden Belle'
`Golden Platter'
`Happiness'
`Jan McIntyre'
`Joan Kinchen'
`Meteor'
`Thunderball'

Lemon
`Cameo Queen' (`Ruffled Giant')
`Captain Charles Louis Hope'
`Delight'
`Envy'
`Full Moon' (`Mrs James E. Hendry')
`Kinchen's Yellow'
`Kwai Matsia'
`Lemon Chiffon'
'Vasco'

Orange
`Colombus'
`Fiesta'
`Flame'
`Jol Wright'
`Kay McIntyre'
`Mary Wallace'
`Miss Hawaiian'
`Orange Grove'
`Orange Pride'
`Surfrider'
`Tangerine'
`Tomato Lam'

Apricot
'Celia'
`Crown of Warringah'
`Cyclops'
`El Capitolio Sport'
`Frank Green'
`Gold Dust'
`Honey Do'
`Norman Stevens'

`Pindari'

Cream/White
`Bride'
`Castle White'
`Dainty White' (`Swan Lake')
`Madonna' (`Dorothy')
'Shirley White'
'Stacy Winters'
'Sylvia Goodman'
`Snowflake'
`White Kalakaua' (`Elephant Ear')
`White Picardy'
'Wilder's White' (H. arnottianus)
`Wrightii'

Pink
'Agnes Gait'
`Boondah'
'Carrie Ann'
`Flower Girl'
'Gina Marie'
`Hawaiian Sunset'
`Jerry Holst'
`Katy D'
'Marjorie Coral'
`Old Frankie'
`Powder Puff
`Samantha Chappell'

Cerise Red
`Charles September'
`Christopher Howie'
`Charles S. Blackman'
`Daniel D. Wolfe'
`Kim Ellen'
`Nathan Charles'
`San Diego Beauty'
'Thelma Bennell'

Lavender/Mauve
`Dusky Beau'
`Grannies Bonnet'
`Gray Lady'
'Isobel Beard'
`Lady Adele'
`Lavender Lady'
`Linda Pearl'
`Pam's Cloud Pink'
'Peggy Walton'
`Sharon Dee'

Browns
`Bill Stayton'
:Denis Whitehead'
`Devil's Gold'
`Dr Gillette'
`Eclipse'
`Evening Sunset'
`Four Forty Second Battalion'
`John F. Kennedy'
`Wilmae'

Mottled. and Splashed
`All Aglow'
`Burr Phillips'
`Coconut Ice'
`Dr Phillips'
`Georgie Girl'
`Lady Cilento'
`Mary Estrella'
`Maya On Red' (`Mayan Red') `Mini Skirt'
`Red Bomb'

Multicolours
`Aloha' (`Elegans', `Hubba Hubba')
`Bloomin' Blazes'
`Cinderella'
`Covakanic'
`Halea Kala'
`Margaret Okano'
`Norman Lee'
`Summer Samba'
`Summer Sun'
`The Path'

Miniatures
'Ali Uii'
`El Capitolio'
`El Capitolio Sport'
`Fiji Island'
`Fijian White'
`Florida Sunset'
`Landersii'
(`Pride of Hankins')
`Psyche'
`Ruby Rose'
'Sylvia Goodman'

Pots
`Bill Stayton'
`Copenhagen'
`Crimson Ray'
`Golden Belle'
`Madonna' (`Dorothy')
'Marjorie Coral'
`Mary Wallace'
`Meteor'
`Nathan Charles'
`Sundown'
`Surfrider'
'Vasco'

Doubles
`Charles September'
`Crown of Bohemia'
`Edith Parsons'
`Flamingo Star'
`Frank Green'
`Happy New Year'
`Jerry Holst'
`Jerry Smith'
`King Kalakaua'
'Marjorie Beard'
`Mrs George Davis' ('Kona')
`Pink Frost' (`Ray's Pink Frost')
`White Kalakaua' (`Elephant Ear')

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