My grandmother, Polly Hill, named her plant introductions after members of her family.
Lousia is my aunt (her crabapple is SO graceful and elegant).
Rhododendron Kaempferi var. Leucanthum “Corinna Borden” is named after me, pictured above in the banner.
It is delicate, strong, beautiful, and an enduring gift from my grandmother, whom I miss.
(When asked, at age four, whether I preferred pink or red, I answered “PINK.” As a devotee of Miss Piggy, what else could I say?).