Gloria


HISTORY

Raised by Georg Arends in Ronsdorf Germany in 1913.
Award Of Merit RHS 1916.
First Class Certificate Amsterdam Holland 1915.
An arendsii hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

A popular cultivar available from many nurseries in UK and Europe.
Good garden plant with dense panicles of a pleasant colour.
Makes good clumps and increases well.
Wilts quickly when cut so not used in the cut flower industry.

Height of Plant

Medium - 61-80cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Light purple
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Long - 26-35cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
35°
    length
16cm
    density of flowers Dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Light purple
    shape Obovate
    diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Sepal colour Light pink
  Filament colour Moderate purple
  Carpel colour Very pale purple
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THE LEAF
  size   14cm wide x 15cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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