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hancockiana

Small flowers, inside blue-purple to purple-red, outside green . Filaments and connectives crimson-purple; anthers red-purple; pollen white. Seedheads persistent. The flower (even the pollen) is strongly and unpleasantly scented.

Fragrant: Yes
Flowering period(s): Apr May Jun
Country of origin: E China
Parentage: Species
Other name(s): florida var hancockiana

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 2.5-4.5cm
Tepals: 4-6; 1.5-2cm long, 0.5-0.8cm wide, thick and fleshy, pointed, downy outside