Elizabeth


HISTORY

Available in a few nurseries in UK and Europe.
Raised by J.S. Van Veen in Holland in 1986
Named after his wife.
Distributed by Darwin Plants throughout Europe.

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ASSESSMENT

An excellent cultivar which should be grown more.
It has lovely dark red flowers which are held well above the dark foliage by strong stems.
A very good plant.

Height of Plant

Medium - 61-80cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Moderate purplish-pink
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
35°
    length
17cm
    density of flowers Dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Vivid purplish-red
    shape Obovate
    diameter Very small - 1-2mm
  Sepal colour Silvery white
  Filament colour Strong purplish-red
  Carpel colour Strong purplish-red
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THE LEAF
  size   13cm wide x 16cm long  
  colour   Dark green  
  nodes colour   Red  
  stem colour   All red  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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