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Kalmia latifolia 'Windrose'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after the open flower looks like a compass rose
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.6 ft x 3.6 ft
    Habit
  • loosely growing, uneven
    Flower
  • Colour: white flush pink at the margin, with 10 triangular maroon spots with a good long-distance effect; pedicel reddish
  • Shape: 5 lobed
  • Size: up to 170 flowers in the truss
    Bud
  • top pink fading into lighter purplish pink
    Foliage
  • Shape: lanceolate-elliptic
  • Colour: matt green
  • Size: 2.7 x 1.2 in
    Shoot
  • slightly reddish
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2000
  • Naming: 2009
  • Registration: 2010
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