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'Basilisk'

Purple flowers, paler towards the centre and base of the tepals, with brown-purple anthers on white filaments.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Yoshiaki Aihara
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: r 1999 f2005
Parentage: (florida var sieboldiana x LFH) x unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 10-11cm
Tepals: 6; elliptic, pointed, tip recurving with age