Year Introduced: 1963
Exhibits its medium sized abundant flowers against lush foliage. This is a beautiful bronze when young, although it does eventually age to dark green. Far less susceptible to fuchsia rust than most. Vigorous, bushy growth.
Tube: Bold red.
Sepals: Bold red, held horizontally with slight reflex.
Corolla: Violet with slightly redder edges and veins. Petals can be on elongated 'stems'.
Foliage: Glossy green with purple tints and veins, becoming bold purple bronze. Later in the season, the foliage is more dark green.
Parentage: Violet Gem x unknown.
|Large (4.5 - 6cm)||#|
|H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C)||#|