Pink Lightning


HISTORY

Available from several nurseries in UK and throughout Europe.
Raised by J.S. van Veen in Holland in 1990s and introduced in 2000. Distributed by Darwin Plants throughout Europe.
A glaberrima hybrid

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ASSESSMENT

A very good late flowering dwarf cultivar.
A low growing plant with sparse dark foliage and drooping panicles of large individual flowers.
Good grower and very attractive.

Height of Plant

Low - 31-60cm

Flowering Time

Late - after July 31st

THE PANICLE
  colour Light reddish-purple
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Long - 26-35cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
30°
    length
12cm
    density of flowers Dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Petal
    colour Silvery
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Very small - 1-2mm
  Sepal colour Silvery
  Filament colour Light reddish-purple
  Carpel colour Light reddish-purple
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THE LEAF
  size   16cm wide x 28cm long  
  colour   Deep green  
  nodes colour   Red  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt and smooth
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