Bergkristall


HISTORY

Raised by Georg Arends of Ronsdorf, Germany in 1920

(A. japonica hybrid x A.davidii hybrid)
An arendsii hybrid
Highly Commended in RHS Trial 1971

Bergkristall means 'Rock Crystal'

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ASSESSMENT

Available from a few nurseries in UK and more in Europe.

A very reliable cultivar but not too vigorous however it does make a good garden plant.

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
35°
    length
10cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Petal
    colour Pure white
    shape Obovate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Pure white
  Filament colour Pure white
  Carpel colour Yellowish white
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THE LEAF
  size   15cm wide x 15cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Green  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt
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