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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata/polypetala 'Meteor'


photo: Julia Westhoff

    Origin
  • cross
    Hybridizer
  • Richard Jaynes
    Size
  • within 10 years: 4.5 ft x 4.5 ft
    Habit
  • upright, slow growing
    Flower
  • Colour: lavender-pink banding
  • Shape: deeply cut petals into 5 lobes
    Bud
  • nearly white
    Foliage
  • Shape: concave
  • Colour: glossy bluish green, in full sun it may be yellow-green
    Year of
  • Naming: 1998
  • Introduction: 2002
  • Registration: 2009
    Literature
  • Katalog Hachmann
  • 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
  • not a vigorous grower, may be to weak for commercial success, a breeders fee is asked
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