Hennie Graffland


HISTORY

Available from a few nurseries in UK and Europe.
Raised by J.S. van Veen in 1982 and named after an employee.
A glaberrima hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

A useful cultivar similar to the popular Sprite but pinker.
Flowers well every year and a good plant for the front of a border.

Height of Plant

Medium - 61-80cm

Flowering Time

Late - after July 31st

THE PANICLE
  colour Light purplish-pink
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Medium - 11-25cm
  width Narrow - less than 10cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
40°
    length
12cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Very pale purple
    shape Obovate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Light pink
  Filament colour Deep purplish-pink
  Carpel colour Yellowish white
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THE LEAF
  size   7cm wide x 12cm long  
  colour   Dark green  
  nodes colour   Red  
  stem colour   Reddish  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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