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Kalmia latifolia 'Penta Dot'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after the markings of the flower
    Size
  • within 10 years: 2.9 ft x 2.9 ft
    Habit
  • loose broad upright
    Flower
  • Colour: pink with a dark brown dot on each of the 5 lobes
  • Shape: slightly cupped; 5, seldom 6 lobes
  • Size: up to 70 flowers in the truss
    Bud
  • pale up to darker pink, fading
    Foliage
  • Shape: narrow elliptic
  • Colour: matt darkgreen
  • Size: 2.7 x 1.2 in
    Shoot
  • green with red petiol
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2001
  • Naming: 2011
  • Registration: 2011
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