Maggie Daley


HISTORY

Available from a few nurseries in UK and Europe.
Raised by J.S.van Veen in Noorden. Holland in 1994.
Originally distributed in Europe by Darwin Plants.
An arendsii hybrid.
A. chinensis taquetii x A. japonica.

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ASSESSMENT

A very good garden plant with strong stems holding the flowers above the dark green foliage.
An excellent plant which should be grown more.

Height of Plant

Medium - 61-80cm

Flowering Time

Late - after July 31st

THE PANICLE
  colour Strong reddish-purple
  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 reddish-purple
    shape Obovate
    diameter Very small - 1-2mm
  Sepal colour Light pink
  Filament colour Strong reddish-purple
  Carpel colour Strong reddish-purple
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THE LEAF
  size   22cm wide x 22cm long  
  colour   Dark green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   Reddish  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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