McM&H described the color as cyclamen purple. The 1977 Wisely Trials described the flower as silvery white flushed with red purple RHS 74b (rich violet pink) and RHS 74C (lighter violet pink). Petals are darker along margins and toward the petal tips. This coloration is at the extreme magenta pink range and almost a purple designation.
growth habit is vigorous, semi-erect, slightly spreading, becoming pendant with age. Dark dull green, slightly dentate phylloclades. RHS Award of Merit 1977.