'Mars' (s) X
(so griersonianum, griffithianum and unknown).
AM 1957; AGM (1993) 2012
Flowers: c10/open, domed truss, open funnel-shaped, with wavy-edged lobes, blood red.
Foliage: 120 x 45mm, very dark and dull green above.
10 year height/spread: 1.8m/1.8m
Recognise by: hard to identify out of flower.
Easy to root and grow, and very hardy. Best grown in sun to keep compact.
Photo: Millais Nurseries