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HISTORY

Available from several nurseries in UK and Europe.
Raised by J.S. van Veen in 1990s and introduced in 2005.
Distributed by Darwin Plants throughout Europe.
An arendsii hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

A very good new cultivar with strong stems and nice flowers.
Whether it will be around very long is debateable as these novelties are often superseded by newer introductions.
Certainly worth growing.

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Late - after July 31st

THE PANICLE
  colour Deep red
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
45°
    length
22cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Deep red
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Very small - 1-2mm
  Sepal colour Moderate red
  Filament colour Deep red
  Carpel colour Deep red
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THE LEAF
  size   22cm wide x 22cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   Reddish  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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