Magenta


HISTORY

Available only from one nursery in UK and possibly not at all in Europe.
Raised by Lemoine of Nancy, France in 1910.
Named after the place not the colour.
An arendsii hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

An old cultivar lost to cultivation although worthy of planting in a collection.
A primitive looking flower spike with loose heads of flowers.

Height of Plant

Medium - 61-80cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Light purple
  shape Trullate 
  length Medium - 11-25cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Moderately dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
50°
    length
9cm
    density of flowers Loose
THE FLOWER
  diameter Large - 8-10mm
  Petal
    colour Light purple
    shape Obovate
    diameter Medium - 5-7mm
  Sepal colour Yellowish white
  Filament colour Moderate pink
  Carpel colour Moderate pink
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THE LEAF
  size   15cm wide x 14cm long  
  colour   Dull green  
  nodes colour   Green  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt
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