Year of Introduction: 1939
Habit: Upright - Extremely Vigorous (Climber)
Flower Type: Single
Tube Colour: Crimson
Sepal Colour: Crimson
Corolla Colour: Blackish Purple
Foliage Colour: Darkish Green
Hardiness: Half-Hardy (RHS Hardiness Level H2/H3)
Parentage: F. alpestris x 'Royal Purple'
Introduced By: C. P. Reffill V.M.H
Details: Deciduous Shrub
Ideal for pots and containers.
Dead head (remove old flowers) regularly and feed once a week in flowering season with a high potash (tomato) feed to encourage a better & longer flowering season.
Water regularly allow compost to dry before watering again, do not leave your plants standing in water