Year of Introduction: 1869
Habit: Upright Bush
Flower Type: Single
Tube Colour: Cream (Flesh Pink)
Sepal Colour: Cream (Flesh Pink)
Corolla Colour: Bright Purple (Violet Purple)
Foliage Colour: Green
Hardiness: Hardy (RHS Hardiness Level H4)
Introduced By: Banks
Details: Deciduous Shrub.
Makes a good standard.
Highly Commended by the RHS in 1929.
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