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Kalmia latifolia 'Bumblebee'


photo: Jon Weirether

    Parentage
  • Female: f1 seedling. Probably Peppermint X wild star-ring plant
  • Male: f1 seedling
    Origin
  • crossing
    Hybridizer
  • Jon Weirether
  • named by Jon Weirether
  • named after The marking inside the flower looks like a big bumblebee
    Habit
  • upright
    Flower
  • Colour: off white inside and outside with a deep burgundy red enhanced star-rings with pronounced radiating spokes
  • Shape: bowl shaped
  • Size: over 1.0 in
    Bud
  • light pink
    Shoot
  • light green
    Propagation
  • grafting
    Year of
  • Crossing: ca. 1995
  • Naming: 2012
  • Introduction: 2012
  • Registration: 2012
    Comments
  • The star-ring is visible from a considerable distance from the plant
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