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'Night Veil'

Small, semi-nodding, red-purple flowers with redder bar. Dark purple anthers on whitish filaments.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Sunny
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Masashi Iino
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: r1997 i2005
Parentage: florida var sieboldiana x 'Rubra' (viticella group)
Other name(s): viticella 'Night Veil'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 7.5 - 9cm
Tepals: 4-6; broadly elliptic to rhombic, overlapping, margin slightly crimped