Predominant Flower Color: Red
Flower/Truss Description: Flower campanulate, 2½" across, vivid red. Held in large conical trusses of about 12. Takes five plus years to bloom.
Foliage Description / Plant Habit: Leaves elliptic to obovate, about 6" long, dull, dark green, rather sparse down below. Upright, open habit. Plant grows tree-like.
Height: 6 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 15°F (
Parentage (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):
arboreum ssp arboreum, red form
x Shilsonii Group
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Hybridizer: Smith, S.
Registration Reference: RHS 58