Vesuvius


HISTORY

Raised by Verboom in 1940

A sport from Bremen

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ASSESSMENT

A very good garden plant with strong dark foliage.

Flowers abundantly every year of a dark colour.

Available from several nurseries in U.K. and in some garden centres. Available in Europe.

Height of Plant

Medium - 61-80cm

Flowering Time

Early - 1st-15th July

THE PANICLE
  colour Strong purplish-red
  shape Trullate 
  length Long - 26-35cm
  width Narrow - less than 10cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
40°
    length
9cm
    density of flowers Loose
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Dark red
    shape Obovate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Dark red
  Filament colour Vivid purplish-red
  Carpel colour Vivid purplish-red
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THE LEAF
  size   16cm wide x 18cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Some red  
  stem colour   Reddish  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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