Crown form. Flowers 16cm x 8cm, purplish red
(60-B); the outer petals 3- 4-whorled,
large, stiff, suffused with deep purplishred at the base; the inner petals sparse, long,
wrinkled, a few stamens grow among the petals; pistils small or developed,
petaloid, greenish coloured. Stalks long, stiff, flowers upright.
Flowering midseason. Plant tall, erect. Branches stiff. Leaves long, medium-sized,
stiff, fairly crowded; leaflets long ovate, apex acute. Growth vigorous; flowers many,
bright-colour; tolerant of low temperature during bud stage.