Mont Blanc


HISTORY

Available from one or two nurseries in UK and in Europe.
Raised by Lemoine of Nancy, France in 1905
An arendsii hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

An early cultivar superseded long ago by newer white cultivars.
Panicles rather primitive compared to modern cultivars.
Still a nice garden plant making good clumps.

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Pure white
  shape Trullate 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
30°
    length
15cm
    density of flowers Loose
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Light pink
    shape Obovate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Pure white
  Filament colour Light pink
  Carpel colour Yellowish white
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THE LEAF
  size   12cm wide x 17cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Red  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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