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'Galactica'

Small- to medium-sized, bell-shaped or flattish, dark indigo-violet flowers with a dark purple bar. Filaments mid- to pale violet, dark red-purple connectives, pale purple anthers. Named after the TV series 'Battlestar Galactica'.

Group: Integrifolia group
Approximate height: 1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep Oct
USDA zones: Hardy to 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: D Falck
Country of origin: Finland
Date raised: r2014 n2015
Parentage: integrifolia x 'The President
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 5-8cm
Tepals 4 (often 6 in terminal flower); 4-4.5cm long x 2.5cm wide, elliptic, thick and fleshy, touching at base then gappy, margins somewhat undulate, tip acute with acuminate apex sometimes twisted or slightly recurved.