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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Fred Clarkson'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Parentage
  • Female: Olympic Wedding o.p.
    Origin
  • cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after a friend of the family
    Size
  • within 10 years: 4.0 ft x 4.0 ft
    Habit
  • upright
    Flower
  • Colour: bright pink with an interrupted band
  • Shape: more than 130 flowers in truss
    Bud
  • dark pink
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic, concave
  • Colour: dark green
    Shoot
  • reddish
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1993
  • Naming: 2001
  • Registration: 2002
    Literature
  • 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
  • buds well, sometimes written 'Fred Clarksen' in error
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