bright carmine violet with a large silvery throat. Lower petals have less silvery coloration. Filaments pale carmine red. Flowering in mid May (Australia). McM&H described it as a multi-shade of bright carmine red and violet.
E.B. Hoare message to Des Ellery July 26, 1988; McM&H 1995: 127
from Red Cliff Nursery, Brisbane (E.B. Hoare). This contradicts McM&H's information: obtained by Edwin B. Hoare from Linsmore KMart, 1986 and renamed.