Marwood seedling


HISTORY

A chance seedling found at Marwood Hill Gardens UK in the National Collection of Astilbes.

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ASSESSMENT

A very good garden plant with graceful spikes of cream flowers late in the year.
Flowers over a long period.

Height of Plant

Medium - 61-80cm

Flowering Time

Late - after July 31st

THE PANICLE
  colour Silvery white
  shape Pyramidal, drooping 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
45°
    length
21cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Large - 8-10mm
  Petal
    colour Silvery
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Sepal colour Silvery white
  Filament colour Silvery white
  Carpel colour Light pink
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THE LEAF
  size   26cm wide x 30cm long  
  colour   Pale green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt and smooth
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