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Kalmia latifolia 'Heart of Fire'


photo: Julia Westhoff

    Synonym: J-1, John's Red
    Parentage
  • Female: Ostbo Red
    Origin
  • seedling
    Hybridizer
  • John Eichelser
    Size
  • within 10 years: 4.5 ft x 3.5 ft
    Habit
  • upright
    Flower
  • Colour: light pink
  • Shape: opens wide
    Bud
  • red
    Shoot
  • reddish
    Year of
  • Naming: 1986
  • Registration: 1988
    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
  • better than 'Ostbo Red', leafspot resistant
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