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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Latchmin'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after Mrs Latchmin Hübbers, the wife of the hybridizer
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.3 × 2.6 ft
    Habit
  • broad rounded, compact
    Flower
  • Colour: fully tinted aubergine red, darker in the middle with a faint pink margin
  • Shape: cup size
  • Size: up to 1.0 in; about 60 flowers in the truss
    Bud
  • faint lilac red with light pink top
    Foliage
  • Shape: broad-elliptic , upcurved
  • Colour: matt green
  • Size: 2.9 × 1.6 in
    Shoot
  • green
    Propagation
  • grafting
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2005
  • Naming: 2013
  • Registration: 2013
    Comments
  • solid root system and sturdy root neck
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