Originated in Japan but registered in 2008 by
Peter and Jean Ruh
of Ohio and
with new data in 2018, this
medium (?) size (11 inches high by 11 inches wide) cultivar
is of unidentified parentage. The light green foliage is slightly twisted, slightly folded, slightly cupped and dull
on top. Pale purple, heavily striped, tubular flowers bloom
from late July into August on scapes
up to 25 inches tall.
According to the
registration materials: "...all green miniature plant with long petioles..."
information says that the height of this plant is 11 in.
(28 cm) high and 11 in. (28 cm) wide but it also says that this is a "miniature" size
plant which should be a plant less than 6 inches high.
We suspect that there is an error in the height data
entry. Also, the scapes are listed as being 25 inches
tall which would also be unusual if the plant is truly a