Photo by: Hans Eiberg
Predominant Flower Color: Purple, Lavender
Flower/Truss Description: Campanulate, pale to deep lilac-pink to purple, usually spotted greenish yellow. Truss holds 6-20 flowers.
Late Midseason to Late
Foliage Description: Leaves lanceolate to elliptic, up to 7½" long, glabrous.
Plant Habit: Dense to leggy shrub
Height: 4 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Hymenanthes
Sub Section: Pontica
Geographical Origin: N Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Lebanon, Europe (Spain, Portugal, Bulgaria)