Lachskonigen (Salmon Queen)


HISTORY

Available from one nursery in UK and possibly in Europe.
Raised by Georg Arends of Ronsdorf, Germany in 1910.
Award of Merit RHS 1912.
An arendsii hybrid.
Sold as Salmon Queen in UK.

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ASSESSMENT

An excellent cultivar although quite tall for today's modern gardens.
Large clumps of strong stems with attractive flowers.
Flowers have very small or no petals and the colour coming from the carpels.

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Moderate purplish-pink
  shape Trullate 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
    length
    density of flowers N/A
THE FLOWER
  diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Petal
    colour Very light purple
    shape N/A
    diameter Bead-like
  Sepal colour Light pink
  Filament colour Light pink
  Carpel colour Light pink
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THE LEAF
  size   17cm wide x 17cm long  
  colour   Light green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt
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