Emden


HISTORY

Available in one or two nurseries in UK and in Europe.
Raised by Georg Arends of Ronsdorf Germany in 1920.
A japonica hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

An attractive low growing early flowing form which is paler than some of the other japonica hybrids so is not as popular as the redder forms.
Is not very vigorous but is worthy of a place in the garden.
Has been used for forcing for the pot plant industry in Germany and Holland.

Height of Plant

Low - 31-60cm

Flowering Time

Early - 1st-15th July

THE PANICLE
  colour Light purple
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Long - 26-35cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
40°
    length
15cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Large - 8-10mm
  Petal
    colour Light purple
    shape Linear
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Pure white
  Filament colour Strong purple
  Carpel colour Moderate pink
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THE LEAF
  size   18cm wide x 25cm long  
  colour   Dark green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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