Diamant (Diamond)


HISTORY

Rare in the UK although some nurseries sell it as "Diamond"
probably available from several nurseries in Europe.
Raised by Georg Arends of Ronsdorf in Germany in 1920
An arendsii hybrid

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ASSESSMENT

A very good plant which should be grown more.
Makes a good garden plant with many flowers on strong stems.
Suitable as a cut flower which is what it is grown for in Holland where it is popular.

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Yellowish white
  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 Pure white
    shape Obovate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Silvery white
  Filament colour Silvery white
  Carpel colour Silvery white
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THE LEAF
  size   20cm wide x 20cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Some red  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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