Flamingo


HISTORY

Available from a few nurseries in UK and Europe

Raised by J.S.van Veen in Holland in the 1990’s.
Originally distributed by Darwin Plants throughout Europe.

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ASSESSMENT

Spectacular panicles of flower making a good compact plant.

Not too vigorous so is never going to be a widely grown plant

Height of Plant

Low - 31-60cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Very light purple
  shape Pyramidal, drooping 
  length Long - 26-35cm
  width Wide - more than 21cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
50°
    length
21cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Large - 8-10mm
  Petal
    colour Light purple
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Silvery white
  Filament colour Moderate purple
  Carpel colour Silvery white
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THE LEAF
  size   24cm wide x 15cm long  
  colour   Very dark green  
  nodes colour   Red  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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