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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Niederrhein'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Synonym: Ufo
    Parentage
  • Female: Ginkona
  • Male: unknown Seedling
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after the flat lower Rhine area where the Hybridizer lives
    Habit
  • bushy upright
    Flower
  • Colour: broad chocolate brown band; dotted in the centre with a small pink ring in the middle and a small white margin
  • Shape: 5 lobed, flat, lobes slightly convex, rounded
  • Size: up to 1.2 in; up to 160 flowers in the truss
    Bud
  • powdery white, darker translucent from the inside; white rips
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic
  • Colour: glossy dark green
  • Size: 3.1 x 1.2 in
    Shoot
  • fresh green
    Propagation
  • grafting
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2004
  • Naming: 2011
  • Registration: 2013
    Comments
  • the flower seems quite big because of the flat shape
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