Predominant Flower Color: Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Flower funnel-shaped, wavy lobed, 1¾" across, deep to strong purple, tinged deep reddish-purple, with a dark red blotch. Similar to 'Purple Splendour', but with slightly paler blotch. Truss contains 11-14 flowers.
Foliage Description / Plant Habit: Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 4⅓" to 5⅛" long, glossy, medium green. Well-branching plant that is more compact than 'Purple Splendour'.
Height: 4 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -15°F (
Parentage (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):
(Nova Zembla x Purple Splendour) x
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Hybridized or Selected by: Hachmann, Hans
Registration Reference: RHS 89