|Available from one or two nurseries in UK and Europe.
A species from the mountains of Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu, Japan.
Common in sunny , grassy areas.
Colour of flower is variable and two coloured forms are sometimes available from nurseries.
Hardly worth growing as the spikes have sparse flowers.
Only attribute is its lateness of flowering and ability to grow in wet poor soils.
Good in naturalist planting schemes.
Very Tall – greater than 1m
|Late – after July 31st|
|density of flowers||
|Nodes Colour||Some red|
Raised by Harrie Verduin in Holland in late 1990’s and distributed in 2005.
Distributed by Darwin Plants throughout Europe.
Available from several nurseries in UK and Europe.
Good late flowering form of compact habit and nice colour.
It has strong stems and good flowers. A good garden plant
Low – 31 – 60cm
Mid-season – 16th-31st July
|density of flowers||Dense|