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Ornamental Breeding at NC State

Cultivar and Germplasm Releases (SVBFA Main Page)

Fred Cochran and others

Releases (in order by year of release)

Cultivar name Released Developer Important traits Parents or pedigree
Azalea (Rhododendron spp.)
Fred Cochran 1968 Cochran Low-growing shrub with ascending-spreading branches, single magenta flowers, most Phytophthora resistant of the CarLa germplasm 'North Carolina Red' x 'Morning Glory'
Adelaide Pope 1988 Cochran Flowers deep rose pink, single, medium-large, one to five per bud; plant medium-large sized; vigorous, compact; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 15-25
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Autumn Sun 1988 Cochran Flowers bronze-red, hose-in-hose, medium small, two to three per bud; plant small to medium; upright-spreading, dense; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 15-25
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Carror 1988 Cochran Flowers rose pink, nearly double, medium sized, one to four per bud; plant meium sized; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 25-May 1
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Cochran's Lavender 1988 Cochran Flowers purplish pink, single, medium sized, one to three per bud; plant medium sized; spreading, dense; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 15-25
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Elaine 1988 Cochran Flowers light pink, full double, medium sized rose-bud type opeining full wide in later development, one to three flowers per bud; plant medium sized; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 16-26
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Emily 1988 Cochran Flowers deep rose red, single, medium-small, one to three per bud, hose-in-hose; plant medium sized; compact; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 18-30
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Jan Cochran 1988 Cochran Compact shrub with ascending-spreading branches, single rosy pink flowers, resistance to stem splitting and winter-leaf kill 'Morning Glory' x 'Hahn's Red'
Jane Spalding 1988 Cochran Flowers rose pink, single with stamen petaloidy, one to three per bud, medium sized; plants medium sized; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 15-25
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Pink Camellia 1988 Cochran Flowers light purplish pink, full double, rose-bud type, opening full in later development, one to three per bud; plant medium sized; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 15-25
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Pink Cloud 1988 Cochran Flowers light pink, predominately single, large sized, two to four per bud; plants medium sized; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 15-25
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Rachel 1988 Cochran Compact shrub with ascending-spreading branches, semi-double wine red flowers with stamen petaloidy, resistance to stem splitting and winter-leaf kill 'Ruby Red' x 'Massasoit'
Sunglow 1988 Cochran Flowers deep rose pink, single, medium large, one to four per bud; plant medium-large sized; vigorous; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 20-30; currently (2009) available
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm
Wolfpack Red 1988 Cochran Flowers strong red, single, small, one to four flowers per bud; plant semi-dwarf, spreading; blooms in Raleigh NC area April 15-25
Carolina - Louisiana (Carla) germplasm

 

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