striking flowers are dark orange red with white throats and light purplish pink tubes (temperature sensitivity). Petals are sharply tipped with lower petals strongly recurved on mature flowers. Filaments are a pinkish white holding up light-yellow pollen coated anthers. Style is magenta with a bright-magenta pink stigma held just above the anthers. Flowering period is early. Buds are bright reddish purple.
growth is semi-erect. Phylloclades are described as long and wide compared to the norm. Phylloclade notching is shallow with average sized, forward facing dentations that average 3 per marginal edge to the apex. The pod parent 'Marie' might possibly be: de Vries's 'Maria', 'Königer's Marie' or 'Dark Marie'.