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Kalmia latifolia 'Beacon'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Parentage
  • Female: Nancy
  • Male: unnamed pink seedling
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
    Habit
  • upright, loose
    Flower
  • Colour: intense reddish pink with red ring and lighter centre
  • Shape: bowlshaped with 5 slightly recurved lobes
  • Size: about 70 flowers per truss
    Bud
  • intense even pink
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic
  • Colour: dark green, matt
  • Size: 3.9 x 1.8 in
    Shoot
  • with red stems
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1999
  • Naming: 2008
  • Registration: 2008
    Comments
  • distant effect, remarkable luminosity, trade designation for Leuchtfeuer
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