Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Merlin'
photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
- Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
- named by Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
- named after the wizard featured in Arthurian legend
- within 10 years: 3.4 ft x 3.1 ft
- 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
- powdery redbrown with rosy tip and lighter ribs
- Shape: elliptic slightly upcurved
- Colour: matt green
- Size: 3.5 x 1.6 in
- Crossing: 2004
- Naming: 2016
- Registration: 2016