Fireberry


HISTORY

Available from a few nurseries in UK.
A relatively new plant.
Origin unknown but bought from Larch Cottage Nursery in Cumbria.

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ASSESSMENT

Good low growing cultivar with dense flower spikes.
Should make a good garden plant and possibly good for the pot plant market as it has a compact habit.

Height of Plant

Low - 31-60cm

Flowering Time

Early - 1st-15th July

THE PANICLE
  colour Strong reddish-purple
  shape Trullate 
  length Medium - 11-25cm
  width Narrow - less than 10cm
  density Dense
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
50°
    length
9cm
    density of flowers Dense
THE FLOWER
  diameter Very small - 1-2mm
  Petal
    colour Strong reddish-purple
    shape Linear
    diameter Very small - 1-2mm
  Sepal colour Silvery
  Filament colour Strong reddish-purple
  Carpel colour Strong reddish-purple
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THE LEAF
  size   9cm wide x 12cm long  
  colour   Pale green  
  nodes colour   Green  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Smooth
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