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Kalmia latifolia f. fuscata 'Xanten'


photo: Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers

    Parentage
  • Female: Ginkona
  • Male: unknown seedling
    Origin
  • controlled cross
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named by Dr Karl-Heinz Hübbers
  • named after a Roman town in the Lower Rhine area with a castle that has a remarkable battlement
    Size
  • within 10 years: 3.0 ft x 3.0 ft
    Habit
  • broad upright
    Flower
  • Colour: even pink with a band from 10 dark red dots
  • Shape: 5 lobes upright like a battlement
  • Size: up to 1.2 in, up to 70 flowers in the truss
    Bud
  • intense pink
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic, slightly wavy
  • Colour: green
  • Size: 3.9 x 1.6 in
    Shoot
  • fresh green with red petiols
    Year of
  • Crossing: 2004
  • Naming: 2011
  • Registration: 2011
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