Delft Lace


HISTORY

Available in several nurseries in UK and Europe.
Raised by Henk Holtmatt in Holland and introduced in 2012.
Distributed by Darwin Plants throughout Europe.

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ASSESSMENT

A new break in Astilbes with reddish-purple foliage.
Late flowering and a good plant.
Will become very popular when better known.

Height of Plant

Low - 31-60cm

Flowering Time

Late - after July 31st

THE PANICLE
  colour Light reddish-purple
  shape Trullate 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
45°
    length
13cm
    density of flowers Loose
THE FLOWER
  diameter Large - 8-10mm
  Petal
    colour Silvery white
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Sepal colour Strong reddish-purple
  Filament colour Silvery
  Carpel colour Silvery
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THE LEAF
  size   19cm wide x 30cm long  
  colour   Dark green  
  nodes colour   Red  
  stem colour   All red  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt and very coarse
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