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Kalmia latifolia 'Tad'


photo: Julia Westhoff

    Synonym: Tadeusz
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after Tadeusz Kusibab
    Habit
  • upright, bushy
    Flower
  • Colour: red-purple 29 AB at the centre with a small white margin and tiny white dots in the anthere pouches
  • Shape: flat cup with upcurved margin
  • Size: up to 140 flowers in the truss, with 5 distinct lobes
    Bud
  • greyed-purple 183 D, powedered whitish, appears like chocolate brown
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic, slightly v-shaped
  • Colour: green, slightly glossy
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2002
  • Naming: 2009
  • Registration: 2009
    Comments
  • very flat flowers when wide open
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