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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Moir, James, (NZ)
Year Introduced: 1963
Height 90cm
Spread 85cm

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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.

AFS 1343

Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Habit
Bush #
Hardiness
H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C) #