Predominant Flower Color: Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly edges, 2½" across, strong purple shading to deep red in center with a prominent black blotch on upper lobes. Ball-shaped truss holds 14-18 flowers.
Late Midseason to Late
Foliage Description / Plant Habit: Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 4" long, glossy, retained 2 years. Spreading, open growth habit.
Height: 4 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -10°F (
Parentage (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):
Purple Splendour x
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Hybridized or Selected by: Shaw
Registration Reference: ARS 892