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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Merlin'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after the wizard featured in Arthurian legend
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.4 ft x 3.1 ft
    Habit
  • upright bushy
    Flower
  • Colour: dark crimson mottled white between a white centre and a white rim.
  • Shape: open cup shape, 5 lobes, sometimes more
  • Size: diameter of single flower up to 1.2 in
    Bud
  • powdery redbrown with rosy tip and lighter ribs
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic slightly upcurved
  • Colour: matt green
  • Size: 3.5 x 1.6 in
    Shoot
  • light green
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2004
  • Naming: 2016
  • Registration: 2016
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