Fanal


HISTORY

Very popular in nurseries and Garden Centres in UK and Europe.
Possibly the best selling Astilbe of them all.
Raised by Georg Arends at Ronsdorf Germany in 1933 a selected sport from a batch of seedlings of japonica x davidii hybrids.
Award of Merit RHS Trial 1970
Award of Garden Merit RHS 1968
Award of Garden Merit RHS 1993

Arendsii hybrid

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ASSESSMENT

Very popular red flowered cultivar producing many flowers every year.
Should be grown in every garden.

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
9cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Strong purplish-red
    shape Linear
    diameter Very small - 1-2mm
  Sepal colour Moderate pink
  Filament colour Moderate purplish-red
  Carpel colour Deep red
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THE LEAF
  size   9cm wide x 11cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   All red  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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