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Kalmia latifolia 'Carol'


photo: Adam R. Wheeler, Broken Arrow Nursery

    Synonym: 1049
    Parentage
  • Female: 1161
  • Male: 776c
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Richard Jaynes
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.5 ft x 3.5 ft
    Habit
  • compact, dense
    Flower
  • Colour: tender-pink
    Bud
  • bright, intense red
    Foliage
  • Shape: thick, twisted, wavy
  • Colour: lustrous, glossy
    Shoot
  • reddish
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1969
  • Naming: 1975
  • Introduction: 1986
  • Registration: 1984
    Literature
  • Jaynes, Richard A., 1997: Kalmia, mountain laurel and related species, Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
  • Katalog Hachmann
  • Westhoff, Julia, 2006: Empfehlenswerte Kalmia Sorten, in: Gartenpraxis 12/2006, S. 34 ff, Verlag Eugen Ulmer Stuttgart
  • Westhoff, Julia, 2007: Kalmia - der perfekte Blütenstrauch für jeden Garten, in: Deutsche Baumschule 2/2007, S. 26 ff, Haymarket Media GmbH & Co KG, Braunschweig
    Comments
  • leafspot resistant
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