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Small, nodding or drooping, bell-shaped flowers. Outside pale violet, inside white shading to violet at margins and tips. Filaments greenish white; anthers creamy yellow. Fruit-heads persistent. Leaves brownish when young. Named after one of the characters in the tale of Genji (Genji monogatari, a very old Japanese novel), though it also means "evening mist".

Group: ?Viorna group
Approximate height: 1.0 or less metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Kazushige Ozawa
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: f1999 s2000 ni2007
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): 'Yuugiri'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 3cm
Tepals: 4; 4cm long, 1.5cm wide, thick and fleshy, long-pointed, tips recurved, touching towards base, margins downy