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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Queen of Hearts'


photo: Jon Weirether

    Parentage
  • Female: f1 seedling. Probably wild interrupted band X wild star-ring plant
  • Male: f1 seedling. Probably Peppermint X wild star-ring plant
    Origin
  • crossing
    Hybridizer
  • Jon Weirether
  • named by Jon Weirether
  • named after The markings inside the flower looks like little hearts on playing cards
    Habit
  • more upright than wide
    Flower
  • Colour: Off white inside. Flowers open very flat and have dark red radiating spokes that end in ten heart-shaped spots in the anther pockets
  • Shape: bowl shaped
  • Size: 1.0 in
    Bud
  • light pink
    Shoot
  • light green
    Propagation
  • grafting
    Year of
  • Crossing: ca. 1998
  • Naming: 2012
  • Introduction: 2012
  • Registration: 2012
    Comments
  • Z 5, temperatures of 25 degrees below zero F and up to 100 degrees F
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