Registered by Peter and Jean Ruh of Ohio in 2010, this
large size (19 inches high by 37 inches wide) cultivar
is of unidentified parentage. It has medium green foliage
that is ovate, wavy and slightly shiny on top with a
pointed tip. The petioles are flecked with red. Tubular,
striped flowers bloom on scapes about 22 inches tall.
According to the registration materials: "...compact
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