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'Ruby Tuesday'

Small, urn-shaped flowers opening dark ruby-red, maturing paler to purple with distinct, pinkish white margins. Filaments cream; anthers yellow. Seed-heads persistent.

Named after the title of a song recorded by The Rolling Stones in 1966.

Group: Viorna group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Richard Hodson
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: r2007 ni2015
Parentage: pitcheri (s) × un-named, reddish flowered, Viorna Group seedling
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 2cm
Tepals: 4; 3cm long × 1.2cm wide, triangular, thick and fleshy, fused in basal half, tip recurved, sometimes twisted and slightly downy