Predominant Flower Color: Red
Flower/Truss Description: Flower widely funnel-shaped, 2½" across, strong purplish-red with considerable dark reddish-purple spots on dorsal lobe. Held in ball trusses of 8-12.
Foliage Description / Plant Habit: Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 4 to 5" long, yellowish-green with thin tan to golden indumentum, retained 2 years. Silvery gray tomentum when new. New stems are red. Upright, rounded habit.
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -10°F (
Parentage (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):
maximum x Romany Chai
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Hybridized or Selected by: Ticknor
Registration Reference: ARS 794