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Kalmia latifolia 'Candy Cane'


photo: Adam R. Wheeler, Broken Arrow Nursery

    Parentage
  • Female: 5-84plt2
  • Male: 5-84plt1
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Richard Jaynes
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.0 ft x 4.0 ft
    Habit
  • compact, will be broader than tall
    Flower
  • Colour: near white background with an intense red ten spoked star radiated from the base
  • Size: slightly larger than the species
    Foliage
  • Colour: clean dark green
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1989
  • Naming: 2004
  • Introduction: 2008
  • Registration: 2009
    Comments
  • a breeders fee is asked
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