Deutzia ×kalmiiflora Lemoine

Arching shrub to 1.5 m tall. Leaves hairy with fine-toothed margins. Flowers to 2 cm wide in upright clusters, petals pink outside, whitish inside; early summer.

A hybrid D. parvifolia × D. purpurascens.

D. ×rosea (Lemoine) Rehder has similarly coloured flowers but differs in being a dwarf shrub with the hairs on the lower leaf surface having 4-6, not 7-8 rays; one of its cultivars is 'Carminea', an arching shrub with pale pink flowers. Int. Lemoine, 1900.

Garden origin

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Hydrangeaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Cornales
family       Hydrangeaceae
genus        Deutzia Thunb.