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Kalmia latifolia f. polypetala 'Comet'


photo: Julia Westhoff

    Parentage
  • Female: Shooting Star
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Richard Jaynes
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.5 ft x 3.5 ft
    Habit
  • rounded
    Flower
  • Colour: white
  • Shape: deeply lobed
  • Size: large
    Bud
  • tender-pink
    Foliage
  • Shape: flat
  • Colour: glossy, rich green
    Year of
  • Introduction: 1994
    Literature
  • Jaynes, Richard A., 1997: Kalmia, mountain laurel and related species, Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
  • 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, breeder fee is asked
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