Ceres


HISTORY

Available from only one nursery in UK and not in Garden Centres
and only a few in Europe.
Raised by Georg Arends of Ronsdorf Germany in 1908
Award of Merit RHS. 1908
The first Arendsii hybrid to be named.

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ASSESSMENT

It is a shame it is still not grown as much as it is an excellent plant and produces many flowers of a unique colour.
Good garden plant with many flowers every year.
An unusual colour.

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Light purple
  shape Trullate 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Wide - more than 21cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
40°
    length
22cm
    density of flowers Dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Very pale purple
    shape Obovate
    diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Sepal colour Light pink
  Filament colour Very pale purple
  Carpel colour Yellowish white
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THE LEAF
  size   16cm wide x 18cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt
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