Moerheim Glory


HISTORY

Available in one or two nurseries in UK and possibly Europe.
Unknown raiser possibly Ruys of Dedemsvard (Royal Moerheim Nurseries)in Holland.
Arendsii hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

A tall plant with long spikes of flower making a good cultivar in the back of the border.
Is used for forcing in Holland and the cut flower market.

Height of Plant

Very Tall - greater than 1m

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Light purple
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
40°
    length
21cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Large - 8-10mm
  Petal
    colour Very pale purple
    shape Spatulate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Yellowish white
  Filament colour Strong purple
  Carpel colour Yellowish white
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THE LEAF
  size   20cm wide x 30cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Some red  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt and coarse
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