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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Midnight'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Parentage
  • Female: Olympic Wedding
  • Male: Goodrich
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
    Size
  • within 10 years: 4.0 ft x 4.0 ft
    Habit
  • compact
    Flower
  • Colour: red nearly black, small white rim
    Bud
  • white
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic, concave
  • Colour: glossy dark green
    Propagation
  • tissue culture and grafting
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1988
  • Naming: 1998
  • Introduction: 2007
  • Registration: 2002
    Literature
  • Heger, Klaus, Hübbers, Karl-Heinz, 1999: Weitere Kalmien-Sorten, in: Rhododendron und Immergrüne Laubgehölze, Jahrbuch der Deutschen Rhododendron Gesellschaft, 1999 S. 68 ff, Bremen
  • 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
  • so far cultivar with the darkest flower, trade designation for Mitternacht
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