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'Black Prince'

Medium sized, very dark purple flowers, almost black initially, fading to reddish-purple. Deep red filaments and anthers.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Alister Keay
Country of origin: New Zealand
Date raised: r1990 f1992 n1993 i1994
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): viticella 'Black Prince'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 8-9cm
Tepals: 4, gappy, recurving tips