Liu of Harbin/Heilongjiang, China in
fast growing, miniature to small size (6.5 inches high
by 11 inches wide)
cultivar is of unidentified parentage. It is dark green
with ovate foliage that is relatively flat and dull on
top. Deep purple flowers bloom from late July into
September on scapes 12 to 14 inches tall followed by
viable seeds in black pods.
materials state: "...Purple flowers atop light
green leaves that turn dark green later in the
season...color deepens over the season...tissue cultured
sport of Unnamed Cultivar."