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Kalmia latifolia f. myrtifolia 'Elf'


photo: Dipl.-Ing. Odo Tschetsch

    Synonym: 1-76
    Parentage
  • Female: myrtifolia
  • Male: myrtifolia
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Richard Jaynes
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.0 ft x 3.0 ft
    Habit
  • slow growth, leggy, stiffly branched
    Flower
  • Colour: white
    Bud
  • tender-pink
    Foliage
  • Colour: medium to dark green
  • Size: small
    Shoot
  • reddish
    Propagation
  • cuttings root somewhat easier
    Year of
  • Introduction: 1982
    Literature
  • Jaynes, Richard A., 1997: Kalmia, mountain laurel and related species, Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
  • Katalog Hachmann
  • Heger, Klaus, Hübbers, Karl-Heinz, 2000: Kalmien-Sorten (Fortsetzung), in: Rhododendron und Immergrüne Laubgehölze, Jahrbuch der Deutschen Rhododendron Gesellschaft, 2000 S. 63 ff, Bremen
  • 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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