Granat


HISTORY

Raised by Georg Arends of Ronsdorf Germany in 1920.
A. japonica x A. davidii hybrid.
An arendsii hybrid

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ASSESSMENT

Available from many nurseries in UK and Europe.
A very popular tall cultivar.
Can produce dark red flowers on the same plant, this is the sport called "William Reeves".
Makes large clumps which produce masses of flower.

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Strong purplish-red
  shape Trullate 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
40°
    length
14cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Strong purplish-pink
    shape Obovate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Silvery
  Filament colour Strong purplish-red
  Carpel colour Moderate purplish-red
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THE LEAF
  size   18cm wide x 20cm long  
  colour   Dark green  
  nodes colour   Red and swollen  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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