exhibit a carmine-red margin suffusing to bright red centres with a faint orange flush. Petals are elliptic with acute apexes. Apical petals are larger than the basal petals. Tube is pinkish white. Style is magenta red with a fuchsia red stigma held well above the anthers. White stamens carry anthers coated with cream colored pollen. Flower is unusual and striking.
McM&H 1995: 136
obtained from June Hollier by Edwin B. Hoare. Phylloclades are a typical S. truncata type with forward facing dentation.