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CULTIVARS AND NAMES OF LAGERSTROEMIA

KELLOGG'S - KIOWA

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‘Kellogg’s’

(M. Mathias and E. McClintock, A checklist of woody plants of California. p. 33. 1963, without descr.).

= ‘Kellogg’s Purple’.

 

‘Kellogg’s Purple’

(Monrovia Nurs., Azusa, CA. Cat. p. 36. 1955-56): Fls. rich purple.

= ‘Kellogg’s’.

 

‘Kermesina’

(Henry A. Dreer, Philadelphia, PA. Cat. p. 112. 1874): Fls. fire crimson.

 

KIMONO®

= ‘Deskim 082’ KIMONO®

 

'Kiowa'

(M.R. Pooler and R.L. Dix, HortSci. 34(2):361-363. 1999): Deciduous, multistem tree that has obtained a height of 8.0 m and a spread of 7.5 m in 30 years. Bark exfoliates on sinuous trunks and older branches, exposing a brilliant cinnamon brown trunk (Greyed orange 166B 3). Lvs. elliptical, dark green (Green 137A), 7.5 to 10.5 cm long and 3.9 to 4.6 cm wide, and have yellow (Yellow Orange 20A to Greyed Orange 163B) autumn color. White inflorescences are terminal panicles 9 to 13.5 cm long and 8.5 to 14 cm wide, and appear in late June or early July. Resistant to powdery mildew and hardiness is rated at U.S.D.A. zone 7, possibly into zone 6. This plant orig. from a shipment of nine cuttings of unnamed L. fauriei received from Dr. Y. Tachibana, Botanical Garden of Osaka, City Univ., Osaka Prefecture, Japan, in 1968 (PI 326424). It was evaluated initially on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum and selected by D.R. Egolf; intro. in 1994 by U.S. National Arboretum; NA 63419; PI 583789. Name registered November 30, 1994.


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CULTIVARS AND NAMES OF LAGERSTROEMIA
COMPILED BY RUTH L. DIX -- December 1, 1999 -- U.S. National Arboretum
Posted to U.S. National Arboretum Website January 6, 2005
-- Revised May 25, 2005

-- Revised November 7, 2016

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