Year Introduced: 1948
Bold in every way, this sturdy old cultivar grows really vigorously, faster than any other we know. It makes a large, several feet high plant in its first year. Suitable for training as a greenhouse or conservatory climber, or, in frost free areas, growing up through other shrubs or wall training. Freely produces very large and brightly coloured flowers, although these do start later than other cultivars. Really spectacular when in flower.
T: Rose-madder, fairly long, straight.
Sepals: Rose-madder, held fully up and recurved.
Corolla: Rose-madder, long and only slightly flared.
Foliage: Dark green with lighter veins and stems.
|Giant (6cm +)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|