Predominant Flower Color: Red
Flower/Truss Description: Flower funnel-shaped to funnel-campanulate, about 2" across, deep red to light pink, bicolored or white, with sparse red spotting. Compact trusses hold 12-20 flowers. Often blooms in December.
Foliage Description / Plant Habit: Leaves elliptic, oblong or oblanceolate, 5" to 7" long, dull, mid to dark green with thin indumentum. Variable habit. One of the oldest hybrids from about 1835.
Height: 4 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -10°F (
Parentage (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):
caucasicum x arboreum
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Hybridized or Selected by: Waterer, A.
Registration Reference: RHS 58