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Kalmia latifolia 'Richard Jaynes'


photo: Julia Westhoff

    Origin
  • selection
    Hybridizer
  • Edmund Mezitt
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.5 ft x 3.5 ft
    Flower
  • Colour: light to strong pink
    Bud
  • dark raspberry red, bleeding
    Foliage
  • Shape: undulated or twisted
  • Colour: dark green and glossy
    Shoot
  • purplish red
    Propagation
  • grafting
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1965
  • Naming: 1977
  • Introduction: 1984
    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
    Comments
  • major breakthrough in the crossing programm
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