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Kalmia latifolia 'Olivia'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Latchmin Hübbers and Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after granddaughter
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.1 ft × 1.5 ft
    Habit
  • upright, dense, regular
    Flower
  • Colour: inside white softly blush pink, outside red turning to pink
  • Shape: saucer shape
  • Size: about 1.1 in in diameter
    Bud
  • intense red
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic, acute
  • Colour: dark healthy green
  • Size: 3.5 in × 1.6 in
    Shoot
  • pale bronze
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2013
  • Naming: 2018
  • Introduction: 2021
  • Registration: 2018
    Comments
  • healthy and strong growth, resistant against leaf spots
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