Praecox Alba


HISTORY

Available from one or two nurseries in UK and possibly in Europe.
Raised by Georg Arends of Ronsdorf, Germany in 1952.
There are one or two different forms going around nurseries of the cultivar so some are not correct.
Praecox means early which it doesn't seem to be.

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ASSESSMENT

A nice plant with strong stems and attractive flower heads.
Low growing and a good garden plant.

Height of Plant

Low - 31-60cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Pure white
  shape Rhomboidal, drooping 
  length Medium - 11-25cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
40°
    length
12cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Large - 8-10mm
  Petal
    colour Pure white
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Pure white
  Filament colour Pure white
  Carpel colour Yellowish white
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THE LEAF
  size   13cm wide x 14cm long  
  colour   Bright green  
  nodes colour   N/A  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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