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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Hearts Desire'


photo: Kila Benge, Briggs Nursery

    Synonym: 1283
    Parentage
  • Female: 319
  • Male: CAES 137 x Bristol/ 733ap
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Richard Jaynes
    Size
  • within 10 years: 4.0 ft x 4.5 ft
    Habit
  • broad, densly branched
    Flower
  • Colour: cinnamon-red with white centre
    Bud
  • red
    Foliage
  • Colour: glossy dark green
    Shoot
  • bronzy red
    Year of
  • Introduction: 1987
  • Registration: 1988
    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
    Comments
  • leafspot resistant, breeder fee is asked
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