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Kalmia latifolia 'Silver Dollar'


photo: Dipl.-Ing. Odo Tschetsch

    Origin
  • selection
    Hybridizer
  • Weston Nurseries
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.5 ft x 3.5 ft
    Habit
  • dense, well branched
    Flower
  • Colour: white-to-pink blush
  • Size: 1.5 in
    Bud
  • red
    Foliage
  • Shape: flat, large, leathery
  • Colour: dark green
    Year of
  • Naming: 1952
  • Introduction: 1977
  • 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
  • susceptible to root diseases
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