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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Apfelrose'

    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.3 ft x 3.6 ft
    Habit
  • broad upright, bushy
    Flower
  • Colour: white with a broad cinnamon band and small red spots inside the corolla; pedicel dark red
  • Shape: the corolla is slightly upcurved when open with 5 distinct lobes
  • Size: up to 180 flowers in the truss, 1.2 in
    Bud
  • dark translucent with pink tips
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic
  • Colour: dark green, matt
  • Size: 2.9 x 1.4 in
    Shoot
  • slightly reddish
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1994
  • Naming: 2006
  • Registration: 2010
    Comments
  • very vigorous, dark foliage; of no commercial value only used as crossing partner
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