Beauty of Ernst


HISTORY

Raised in Holland by Henk Holtmatt and introduced in 2005.
Known as Colourflash in America.

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ASSESSMENT

Available in the UK from a few nurseries but will become popular in the next few years.

A new colour break with colourful foliage in June onwards of green with reddish purple colouring.
Flowers produced late in season.

Height of Plant

Tall - 81-100cm

Flowering Time

Late - after July 31st

THE PANICLE
  colour Light reddish-purple
  shape Trullate 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Narrow - less than 10cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
40°
    length
18cm
    density of flowers Loose
THE FLOWER
  diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Petal
    colour Light reddish-purple
    shape Linear
    diameter Very small - 1-2mm
  Sepal colour Light reddish-purple
  Filament colour Light reddish-purple
  Carpel colour Light reddish-purple
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THE LEAF
  size   20cm wide x 26cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Green  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Shiny and hairy
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