Year Introduced: 1897
Strong and sturdy garden plant. Wonderful dark colours, easy to grow. Also good for training into standards, pillars, fans etc.
Tube: Crimson, short, slender.
Sepals: Crimson, held slightly down and well recurved.
Corolla: Rich dark purple fading slightly with age, 3/4 flared when mature.
|RHS AGM||RHS AGM|
|Certificates & Nominations||BFS HC 1985|
|Other Awards||RHS HC 1965|
|Large (4.5 - 6cm)||#|
|H5 (Min -15°C to -10°C)||#|