the flower petals are elliptical with a blunt tip. The reddish purple color is uniform throughout most of the petal surface, lightening toward the base. The tube is a pinkish white. Filaments are pinkish white. A magenta style and stigma rests just above the yellow pollen laden anthers. Buds are a bright purple pink.
growth habit is cascading. Distinctive, dark green-brown phylloclades have an average of 2-3 forward facing dentitions along each margin to the apex. The lower marginal dentitions are small with the apex dentitions being slightly larger.''Scarlet' is not a European, Australian or NA cultivar, unless it was renamed.