This 75+ year old selection is still recognized as a standout with its huge, 6 to 8" flowers that are deep purple on the edges and even darker in the center. Blooming from June to frost, it is showy in the garden or in a container, a perfect cut flower, and a butterfly magnet.
Thrives in full sun. Feed regularly with organic fertilizer during the bloom season. Trim off spent blooms to encourage even more bloom. Outstanding as a colorful specimen in-ground and brilliant in a deck container.