Alive and Kicking


HISTORY

Available from many nurseries in UK and Europe.
Raised by Harrie Verduin in Holland in the late 1990's and distributed in 2004.
Distributed by Darwin Plants throughout Europe.

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ASSESSMENT

Late flowering, and a good deep colour. Strong stems and a very good plant.
Should be grown for many years to come.

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Reddish-purple
  shape Trullate 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Wide - more than 21cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
45°
    length
20cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Petal
    colour Pure white
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Strong reddish-purple
  Filament colour Strong reddish-purple
  Carpel colour Strong reddish-purple
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THE LEAF
  size   24cm wide x 30cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Some red  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt and coarse
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