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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Radiata'


photo: Julia Westhoff

    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after the pattern in the flower
    Size
  • within 10 years: 2.95 x 2.62 ft
    Habit
  • bushy compact
    Flower
  • Colour: white blush pink with an interrupted brownish-red band
  • Shape: 5-6 lobed, flat
  • Size: up to 170 flowers in the truss
    Bud
  • from tender pink to white
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic-lanceolate upcurved
  • Colour: glossy dark green
    Shoot
  • yellowish green
    Propagation
  • grafting
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2001
  • Naming: 2013
  • Registration: 2013
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