Paul Gaarder


HISTORY

Available from one or two nurseries in UK and possibly in Europe.
Raised by Paul Gaarder at High School of Agriculture Norway 1975 as a sport from Else Schluck.
An arendsii hybrid.
Is the same as "Augustleuchten" which was raised by Arends but has been lost to cultivation as it was not very vigorous.

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ASSESSMENT

A very good garden plant with deep red panicles of flower, however it is not very vigorous and needs regular dividing to keep it going.

Height of Plant

Medium - 61-80cm

Flowering Time

Late - after July 31st

THE PANICLE
  colour Dark red
  shape Trullate 
  length Medium - 11-25cm
  width Narrow - less than 10cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
35°
    length
9cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Strong purplish-red
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Dark red
  Filament colour Dark red
  Carpel colour Dark red
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THE LEAF
  size   12cm wide x 18cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Some red  
  stem colour   Reddish  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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