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Benedict’s Wild Fire - 2010

REGISTERED

Originator, Nominant, Introducer: H. & D. Benedict    Registrant: R. Kuenster, AHS   

Clump Description

Growth Rate
medium
Notable Characteristics
dark red petioles, shiny leaf, twisted pointed leaf tip
Plant Width
22
Plant Width (cm)
55.88
Plant Height
14
Plant Height (cm)
35.56
Plant Habit
mound-like

Leaf Description

Leaf Color Center
medium to dark green
Leaf Length
6
Leaf Length (cm)
15.24
Leaf Width
4.75
Leaf Width (cm)
12.06
Vein Pairs
5 to 7
Margin Appearance
slightly rippled
Petiole Characteristics
dark red petioles
Leaf Texture Top
slightly shiny
Leaf Texture Bottom
slightly shiny
Leaf Appearance
lightly cupped, lightly twisted, moderately wavy
Leaf Shape
broadly ovate
Leaf Base
cordate

Scape Description

Scape Height
18 to 24
Scape Height (cm)
45.7 to 61
Scape Color
dark green, red tinted

Flower Description

Flower Color
medium lavender
Flower Length
1.75
Flower Length (cm)
4.4
Flower Shape
tubular
Growing Location
Ackworth, IA
Bloom Start
8/20
Bloom Peak
9/5
Bloom Finish
9/20
Flower Time
Aug 15 to Oct 1
Flower Color Patterns
laight and dark lavender striping

Seed Information

Viable
sets seeds viability is unknown
Seed Pod Color
dark green, reddish tint

Clump History

Clump's Origin
a division of the original
Clump Source
obtained from the originator
Age of Clump
12

Parentage

Pod Parent
Parentage Unknown

Additional Information

Section Class
IV-1

Classification Information

Section Class
IV-1
Classif Leaf Length
6
Classif Leaf Width
4.75
Classif Leaf Color
medium to dark green


2018 Full Classification List

2018 Simplified Classification List

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Quick Reference Table for Leaf Sizes and Colors

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