Description: Raised by Chris Ireland Smith, this is a plant of overwhelming beauty and grace. A chance seedling from the Bishop of Llandaff, it has the deepest, darkest, velvety red, single, narrow petaled flowers with the purest gold stamens. July-Nov. The foliage is finely cut and a darkish green. Ht. 90cm. Sp. 60cm. Sun. Moist well drained soil. Plants may be cut back for mail order
Michael Loftus' personal rating: Michael Loftus rating 10/10
Growing Conditions:This plant is suitable for growing under all the following conditions:Hardiness: Half Hardy. Sun. Moist soil. Neutral soil.Alkaline soil. Acidic soil.
Foliage: Leaf colour: Green. Deciduous.
Flower: Flower colour: Black. Single flower. Flowering season: Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Flower has no Scent.
Plant attracts bees.
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