RHS Award for Harold Koopowitz

Jane McGary janemcgary@earthlink.net
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 17:16:10 PDT
Congratulations to Harold Koopowitz for this RHS honor -- whatever 
one may feel about split-corona daffodils, his many contributions to 
the botany of geophytes and orchids deserve every sort of praise.

Congratulations also to Kathy Andersen, one of North America's 
greatest experts on the genus Narcissus.

Jane McGary

At 02:15 PM 3/29/2011, you wrote:
>I thought people might like to know that PBS member Harold Koopowitz 
>was presented with the Ralph B White Memorial Medal this afternoon 
>at the Royal Horticultural Society's show in London. The 
>presentation was made by RHS President, Elizabeth Banks, and was for 
>raising a miniature split-corona daffodil called 'Itsy Bitsy 
>Splitsy'. Not my cup of tea, but it was great to see Harold's work 
>with daffodils being recognized.
>Also receiving an award, in her case the Peter Barr Memorial Cup for 
>meritorious work with daffodils, was Kathryn Andersen from 
>Pennsylvania - Kathy is also well-known as a lily and Clivia 
>enthusiast, and is quite indomitable in pursuit of plants.
>There are pics (and much the same text) on my blog.
>John Grimshaw
>Visit John Grimshaw's Garden Diary

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