Predominant Flower Color: Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1½" across, lilac purple to light violet. Several clones are known as well as a number of forms.
Foliage Description / Plant Habit: Leaves elliptic, flat to convex, obtuse apex, cuneate base, rust colored scaly indumentum, deep mahogany-purple November to April. Upright, dense growth habit.
Height: 4 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -25°F (
Parentage (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):
minus var minus Carolinianum Group x
dauricum Sempervirens Group
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Hybridized or Selected by: Mezitt, E.
Registration Reference: ARS 874