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Dennis J. Werner and Layne K. Snelling

of ‘Covey’ × ‘Forest Pansy’ in 2001. ‘Covey’ [U.S. Plant Patent (USPP) 10,328) was introduced by Brotzman's Nursery Inc., Madison, OH, in 1997 and is described as a green-leafed, weeping form of eastern redbud with light purple flowers ( Dirr, 2009

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Xiaojing Liu, Naiwei Li, Fengfeng Du, Xin Li, Yajun Chang, Ning Shi, Yuesheng Ding, and Dongrui Yao

-layered flowers; broad outer petals with yellow-green coloration, red-purple petal tips, and clear dorsal veins; and narrow, small, erect inner petals with red or green spots. In replicated trials, ‘Zijin Chuoying’ has a similar growth habit to cultivar Zhufeng

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D.A. Devitt, R.L. Morris, L.K. Fenstermaker, M. Baghzouz, and D.S. Neuman

Nineteen flowering landscape species were sprinkle irrigated with either reuse water or fresh water, with an additional treatment of reuse water plus shade (solar radiation reduced by 24%), for 113 days during late summer and early fall in southern Nevada. The species selected were common to mixed landscape areas on golf courses in southern Nevada transitioning to reuse water. An index of visual damage (IVD) was assessed, along with an assessment of flower production, canopy temperature, tissue ion analysis and spectral reflectance. The IVD values separated based on species (p < 0.001), treatment (p < 0.001) and by a species by treatment interaction (p < 0.001). Irrigating with reuse water plus shade reduced the IVD compared to the reuse without shade in 7 of the 19 species (p < 0.05). When IVD values were included for all species, 40% of the variation in the IVD values could be accounted for if N, B, Ca, Mg, Na, and Zn were included in the regression equation. Higher r 2 values were obtained when individual species were isolated, with regression equations differing based on tissue ion combinations [e.g., ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.) r 2 = 0.81 IVD↑, Na↓, Mn↑]. Three vegetation indices chlorophyll index (CHL), red/far red (R/FR) and water band index/normalized difference vegetation index (WBI/NDVI)) accounted for 51% of the variation in the IVD values. As much as 72% of the variation in vegetation indices could be accounted for based on tissue ion concentrations when separated based on treatment, with Na being the only common ion in all of the highest correlations. Flower production was highest in the reuse plus shade treatment in all 13 species flowering during the experimental period, with as much as 86% of the flower production variation driven by different tissue ion concentrations [purple cup (Nierembergia hippomanica), r 2 = 0.86, flowers↑, Mn↑, Zn↓]. Nine of the nineteen species had acceptable levels of foliar damage (IVD < 2.0). We believe that if the spray irrigation can be minimized (bubblers/drip) and/or partial shade provided, through multi-story landscape designs, a more favorable response will be observed.

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Zhiyi Bao, Bo Chen, and Hua Zhang

in spring except nos. 16, 19, and 20. All flower colors were in the Red-Purple Group (57–74) with variation in the intensity ( Table 1 ). Petal size and number, and floret number. Petal length ranged from 1.34 to 2.40 cm, and petal width

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David C. Zlesak

), purple foliage, powdery mildew resistance, and light pink flowers in mid- to late spring. It is adapted to USDA cold hardiness zones 3 to 7 and does well across a wide range of soil types. The compact, dense growth habit of ‘Donna May’ offers new

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Wenjing Li, Zihang Zhang, Ji Tian, Jie Zhang, Yanfen Lu, Xiaoxiao Qin, Yujing Hu, and Yuncong Yao

Malus crabapples are popular ornamental plants in the Rosaceae family that have a beautiful shape; colorful leaves, flowers, and fruits; and extensive environmental adaptability. Among crabapples, there are some important varieties with purple-red

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Matthew S. Lobdell

, Southampton, England. Leaves with long, pointed apex. ‘Adral’ R. H. Smith, Morris Arb. Bull. 15: 64, 1964 M. ×soulangeana . Flowers purple-red, 9 tepals, 13 × 5 cm. Late-season. ‘Advance’ Magnolia 40(1) [Issue 77]: 13-14, 2005 ( M. ×soulangeana

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Don R. La Bonte, Arthur Q. Villordon, Christopher A. Clark, Paul W. Wilson, and C. Scott Stoddard

.5G (green) Y (yellow) 8/4] elliptic 9.8-mm long sepals. The flower is mostly light purple [2.5R (red) P (purple) 6/2] on the exterior and darker in the throat of the corolla [2.5R (red) P (purple) 3/8]. The stigma is purple [5R (red) P (purple) 6

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Cecil T. Pounders and Hamidou F. Sakhanokho

. ‘Miss Gail’ stands out because of its superior purple flower color, ‘Miss Frances’ because of its superior red flower color along with an attractive green foliage, and ‘Miss Sandra’ because of its elite purple flower color and tight vertical growth habit

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Darunee Thawornchareon, Unaroj Boonprakob, and Kriengsak Thaipong

amounts of antioxidants. The ‘KU Garnet No.1’ tree is vigorous and has a compact, upright growth habit; maroon young leaves, pink flowers, and a maroon-skin fruit with whitish purple pulp. Origin The ‘KU Garnet No.1’ guava ( Psidium guajava L.) is a