Diane x viscidifolium
(so viscidifolium, unknown, campylocarpum ssp.
campylocarpum, catawbiense and griffithianum).
Hobbie before 1980
AGM (2002) 2012
1.8m by 2m
10 year height/spread: 1.2m/1.5m
Flowers: flat topped trusses of about 4-8 large
orange (whisky coloured!) flowers with
pronounced dark red dorsal spotting.
Dark green shiny rugose curved glabrous leaves to
15cm. Open spreading growth habit.
Recognise by: easy to identify once seen; curved
rugose leaves. The flowers are unmistakeable.
Tolerant of shade and sun. Needs spraying against
mildew. A unique and attractive flower colour -
will 'sell on sight'!
Tony de Sufeleer's garden, Belgium. May 2003
Photo: Mike Robinson