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'Josie's Midnight Blue'

The tepals of this bell-shaped, nodding form are dark violet-blue on the outside, with sparse ginger hairs, inside a paler colour and hairless. Pale green anthers on white or yellow filaments. Grown from seed collected from the wild in Korea.

Group: Viorna group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug
Aspect: Semi-shade
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Roy Nunn
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: r1999 f2003 n2004
Parentage: seed from ianthina
Other name(s): ianthina 'Josie's Midnight Blue'

Further detail:

Tepals: 4; broadly lanceolate, pointed, tip recurved