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Ebony Towers - 2005

REGISTERED

Originator, Nominant, Introducer, Registrant: D. Dean   

Registered Clump
Registered Flower
Registered
Additional Clump
Additional Leaf

Clump Description

Growth Rate
fast
Notable Characteristics
8 to 10 undulations along each side of leaf, densely black purple entire length, sturdy 1/4 inch scape with burgundy to black pods
Plant Width
34
Plant Width (cm)
86.36
Plant Height
17
Plant Height (cm)
43.18
Plant Habit
mound-like

Leaf Description

Leaf Color Center
dark green
Leaf Length
7
Leaf Length (cm)
17.78
Leaf Width
5.5
Leaf Width (cm)
13.97
Vein Pairs
7 to 8
Margin Appearance
heavily rippled
Petiole Characteristics
speckled red purple 3/4 to all way up back, 1/2 way up front
Leaf Texture Bottom
glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance
moderately twisted, lightly folded at petiole, deeply wavy, lightly corrugated
Leaf Shape
nearly round
Leaf Base
cordate

Scape Description

Scape Height
40 to 44
Scape Height (cm)
101.6 to 111.8
Scape Color
nearly solid black purple

Flower Description

Flower Color
pale purple
Flower Length
2.75
Flower Length (cm)
7
Flower Shape
tubular
Growing Location
Ramsey, MN
Bloom Start
8/27
Bloom Peak
9/12
Bloom Finish
9/26
Flower Time
Aug 15 to Oct 1

Seed Information

Seed Pod Color
burgundy-black

Clump History

Clump's Origin
original seedling
Clump Source
obtained from the originator
Age of Clump
6

Parentage

Pod Parent
H. 'Liberty Bell' x (H. 'Urajiro Hachijo' x H. pycnophylla)
Pollen Parent
(H. 'Urajiro Hachijo' x H. pycnophylla)

Additional Information

Section Class
III-1

Classification Information

Section Class
III-1
Classif Leaf Length
7
Classif Leaf Width
5.5
Classif Leaf Color
dark green


2018 Full Classification List

2018 Simplified Classification List

Cover Pages for Classification Lists

Quick Reference Table for Leaf Sizes and Colors

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Please check back in late January 2019 for a complete listing of all AHGA vendors along with their 2019 price lists.


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Vendor

Price

Mason Hollow Nursery
47 Scripps Lane Mason, NH 03048
603-878-4347 - www.masonhollow.com

$15.00

Naylor Creek Nursery
P.O. Box 309 Chimacum, WA 98325
360-732-4983 - www.naylorcreek.com

$16.00

Average Price: $15.50

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