Rosenschleier


HISTORY

Doubtful if it is in any UK nursery and possibly not in Europe.
Raised by Spijker in 1973.
A thunbergii hybrid.

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ASSESSMENT

Very similar to Betsy Cuperus only smaller.
The cultivar Straussenfeder (Ostrich Plume) is a more popular form and is a deeper colour.
A good garden plant but needs plenty of water to make good plants.
Graceful arching stems of flower.

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Pale purplish-pink
  shape Pyramidal, drooping 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Medium - 11-20cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
35°
    length
18cm
    density of flowers Moderately dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Large - 8-10mm
  Petal
    colour Light pink
    shape Obovate
    diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Sepal colour Silvery white
  Filament colour Moderate pink
  Carpel colour Silvery white
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THE LEAF
  size   20cm wide x 24cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Red  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Glossy
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