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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Black Eye'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Mr Tadeusz Kusibab
  • named after the colour and the pattern of the flower
    Size
  • within 10 years: 2.6 ft x 1.9 ft
    Habit
  • compact bushy
    Flower
  • Colour: a broad dark blackberry red band lined by a small white rim. Star shaped blackberry centre separated with a small white rim, mottling into the direction of the band.
  • Shape: open cup shape, 5 lobes
  • Size: diameter of single flower up to 1.2 in
    Bud
  • on top light pink fading into brownie white
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic
  • Colour: glossy dark green
  • Size: 3.3 x 1.2 in
    Shoot
  • green
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2001
  • Naming: 2016
  • Registration: 2016
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