Moerheimii


HISTORY

Available from a few nurseries in UK and Europe.
Raised by B. Ruys (Royal Moerheim Nurseries) in Holland in 1909.
A thunbergii hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

A very good garden plant producing silvery white arching spikes at the end of the season.
Not grown a great deal because the similar Professor van der Wielen is better known and more popular.
Increases well but needs plenty of water to grow well.

Height of Plant

Very Tall - greater than 1m

Flowering Time

Late - after July 31st

THE PANICLE
  colour Pure white
  shape Pyramidal, drooping 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Wide - more than 21cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
40°
    length
25cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Large - 8-10mm
  Petal
    colour Pure white
    shape Obovate
    diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Sepal colour Yellowish white
  Filament colour Pure white
  Carpel colour Yellowish white
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THE LEAF
  size   22cm wide x 22cm long  
  colour   Pale green  
  nodes colour   Some red  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt
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