Etna


HISTORY

Available in many nurseries and Garden Centres in UK and in Europe.
Raised by van Egmond in 1936.
A japonica hybrid

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ASSESSMENT

Probably the best red cultivar and very popular.
Very floriferous early flowering which can be depended upon to give a good display every year.
Increases well.

Height of Plant

Medium - 61-80cm

Flowering Time

Early - 1st-15th July

THE PANICLE
  colour Deep red
  shape Trullate 
  length Long - 26-35cm
  width Narrow - less than 10cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
35°
    length
10cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Vivid purplish-red
    shape Obovate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Deep red
  Filament colour Deep red
  Carpel colour Deep red
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THE LEAF
  size   22cm wide x 25cm long  
  colour   Dark green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   All red  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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