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Kalmia latifolia 'Ostbo Red'


photo: Dipl.-Ing. Odo Tschetsch

    Synonym: Ostbo's Red #5, Ostbo #5, Dexter 5, West Coast 5, Red Bud Kalmia
    Origin
  • suspectably a cross
    Hybridizer
  • Endre Ostbo
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.5 ft x 3.5 ft
    Habit
  • dense
    Flower
  • Colour: light pink
    Bud
  • red
    Foliage
  • Shape: cupped, wavy, twisted
    Propagation
  • difficult to root
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1940
  • Registration: 1971
    Literature
  • Jaynes, Richard A., 1997: Kalmia, mountain laurel and related species, Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
  • Katalog Hachmann
  • Heger, Klaus, Hübbers, Karl-Heinz, 1998: Kalmien Sorten, in: Rhododendron und Immergrüne Laubgehölze, Jahrbuch der Deutschen Rhododendron Gesellschaft, 1998 S. 42 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
  • relpaced by other red buds
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