rounded pointed buds open to deep rose magenta blooms. Reserve of upper petals deep rose red edge with rose red center. Small silvery rose throats. Lower petals deep rose red with silvery rose centers. Flowers in July (Australia). McM&H description: deep rose magenta, broad tube, large petalled short flower.
E.B. Hoare message to Des Ellery July 26, 1988; McM&H 1995: 128