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Kalmia latifolia 'Pink Surprise'


photo: Adam R. Wheeler, Broken Arrow Nursery

    Origin
  • selection
    Hybridizer
  • Richard Jaynes
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.5 ft x 3.5 ft
    Habit
  • open and leggy
    Flower
  • Colour: medium pink
    Bud
  • strong pink
    Foliage
  • Colour: dark green
    Shoot
  • purplish red
    Propagation
  • cuttings are easy to root
    Year of
  • Naming: 1965
  • Introduction: 1979
  • Registration: 1975
    Literature
  • Jaynes, Richard A., 1997: Kalmia, mountain laurel and related species, Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • not grown much commercially
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