"Each plant has to be part of its environment. Different environments produce different effects. It cannot be over-emphasized how important it is to evaluate plant in different climatic conditions", wrote Felicitas Svejda.
Therefore, prior to approval as a potential hybrid for any marketing with its own name, each plant selected had to be tested in different locations and under different climatic conditions. Several gardens and nurseries in Canada and the United States have contributed to these evaluation tests.
The Montréal Botanical Garden has participated in cooperative trials of new roses, as evidenced by the form shown here.
JBM 10, S3 Cooperative trials / Dispatch. 1968-1986 . - 2 cm of textual records.
Scope and content:
Series on the first network of national tests for ornamental shrubs created by the Ottawa Research Station in 1968. It includes a list of cooperating institutions and nurseries for the program and the results compiled by Mrs. Felicitas Svejda for some selections obtained between 1979 and 1985.
Series contains the following sub-series:
Series contains the following sub-series: SS1 - Multiplication and shipments; SS2 - Test results for Rosa , Weigela, Forsythia and Philadelphus.
Notes: Source of the formal title proper : Original English title. Condition: Fragile documents. Typed documents and manuscripts are contained in a black three-ring binder. Some pages contain glued paper strips with data corrections.
Rating: The documents are not paginated. The results of network tests are grouped by species. Original classification of the author.
Language of documents: The documents are in English.
Creator of the original document: Felicitas Svejda Scope and content: Subseries on the action plan of the national trials network, its partners and the results tabulated in 6 tables. Notes: Source of the formal title proper: Original English title. Classification: Original classification of the author.
JBM 10, S3, SS2 Test results for Rosa, Weigela, Forsythia and Philadelphus. – 1980-1986. – 56 p.
Creator of the original document: Felicitas Svejda Scope and content: Subseries on the detailed results including the years of input selections in the test network. Mrs. Svejda has included a number of fact sheets Canadex flowering shrubs variety description by adding personal notes on the results for roses. Notes: Source of title proper : Original English title, also based on the contents of the sub-series. Classification: Original classification of the author by species.