Lili Goos


HISTORY

Available from one or two nurseries in UK and possibly in Europe.
Raised by Georg Arends of Ronsdorf, Germany in 1930.
Named after one of Arends employees.
Highly Commended RHS Trial 1970.
An arendsii hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

A good cultivar rarely available which is a pity as it is a good garden plant with deep red flowers on strong stems.
Arends described the flowers as "Dark salmon-crimson"

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Deep purplish-pink
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Long - 26-35cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
50°
    length
11cm
    density of flowers Dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Petal
    colour Strong purplish-pink
    shape Obovate
    diameter Very small - 1-2mm
  Sepal colour Yellowish white
  Filament colour Strong reddish-purple
  Carpel colour Strong reddish-purple
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THE LEAF
  size   16cm wide x 22cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Green  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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