Year Introduced: 1861
A free flowering vigorous bush, easy to grow. Was once a very popular show bench cultivar, would be good to see it on a showbench again.
Tube: Bold red, short.
Sepals: Bold red, held horizontal with recurved tips.
Corolla: Very deep purple, almost black, 1/4 flared.
Foliage: Mid to dark green.
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|