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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Keepsake'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Synonym: 13-83 plt 1
    Parentage
  • Female: Bristol
  • Male: 188, 189, 319, CAES 137
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Richard Jaynes
    Size
  • within 10 years: 4.5 ft x 4.5 ft
    Habit
  • well branched, dense
    Flower
  • Colour: purplish burgundy with white edges
    Bud
  • red
    Foliage
  • Shape: broad
  • Colour: very glossy, deep bluish green
    Shoot
  • reddish bronze
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1983
  • Registration: 1997
    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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