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Who Were These Perennial Persons?

Match the person description on the left, with the correct name on the right.
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1. This famous English nursery firm is synonymous with Delphiniums. a. Blackmore and Langdon
2. This Yorkshire railwayman, in the 1920s, bred Lupine cultivars still popular today. b. Fred McGourty
3. Perhaps the main British breeder of asters, from Colwall, near Malvern. c. Alan Bloom
4. A nurseryman from Derbyshire who introduced the aster Alice Haslam. d. Tony Avent
5. Famous British plantsmen, introduced Polygonum 'Dimity' around 1977. e. Karl Foerster
6. He raised garden phlox in the 1940s with royal-based names-- cultivars still found today such as Windsor, Balmoral and Sandringham. f. George Arends
7. German nurseryman in early 1900s, 2001 Perennial of the Year--a Calamagrostis--is named for him g. A.H. Harrison
8. German nurseryman, introduced many perennials, expecially astilbes h. Rev. Folkard
9. Introduced the hybrid Agastache 'Blue Fortune' i. Thomas Hogg
10. Introduced a perennial geranium hybrid, spreading with golden leaves, named for his daughter Ann. j. Fred Simpson of Yorkshire
11. Name of person, nursery and first hybrid hosta raised in England over a century ago. k. Lewis Palmer
12. Famous breeder of Agapanthus, from Headbourne, Hampshire l. Gert Fortgens
13. Raised 'Coronation Gold' yarrow in 1953 near Woking, England, and named for the Coronation. m. Darrell Probst
14. Raised a new hosta with "tattoo" markings, and bearing this name. n. George Russell
15. Hybridiser of many new epimediums, and a new clump-forming physostegia 'Miss Manners'. o. Sinclair Adam, Jr.
16. 'Hillside Black Beauty' --darkest leaved snakeroot, named for his nursery p. Ernst Ballard
17. Breeder of many award-winning daylilies, including 'Happy Returns' q. Miss Pole
18. This grower from Pennsylvania selected many of the first Tiarella cultivars, including Oakleaf. r. Darrel Apps

 
 

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2n

3p

4g

5c

6j

7e

8f

9l

10h

11i

12k

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14d

15m

16b

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