H. ventricosa × H. 'Invincible' were crossed to produce this cultivar which
was registered by
Jerry Hadrava of Iowa in 1996. At 19 inches in height
and 49 inches in width, this medium to large size plant has foliage
that is slightly corrugated, rippled and a bit unruly. The
medium purple flowers bloom in July.
Similar cultivars include H. 'Lakeside Black Satin' and H. 'Rosedale Barnie'.