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Kalmia latifolia f. poypetala 'Shooting Star'


photo: Dipl.-Ing. Odo Tschetsch

    Origin
  • selection c.w.
    Hybridizer
  • Marjorie & Hollis Rogers
    Size
  • within 10 years: 4.0 ft x 3.5 ft
    Habit
  • tall, lanky, brittle
    Flower
  • Colour: white
  • Shape: cut into five distinct lobes
    Bud
  • white
    Foliage
  • Shape: broad, flat
  • Colour: discolor or mottle
    Shoot
  • yellow-green
    Year of
  • Naming: 1972
  • Introduction: 1982
  • 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
    Comments
  • less hardy and flowers about one week later than the species
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