Darwins Snow Sprite


HISTORY

Available in several UK nurseries and Garden Centres.
Raised by J.S.Van Veen in Holland and distributed by Darwins Plants throught Europe.
Probably a glaberrima hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

A good low growing cultivar but not very vigorous.
Produces many white panicles above dark foliage.

Height of Plant

Low - 31-60cm

Flowering Time

Early - 1st-15th July

THE PANICLE
  colour Yellowish white
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Medium - 11-25cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
45°
    length
16cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Petal
    colour Yellowish white
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Silvery
  Filament colour Silvery
  Carpel colour Light pink
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THE LEAF
  size   15cm wide x 16cm long  
  colour   Very dark green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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