(Doriat, 1925) 8.8 Japanese type flower form. Large, amaranth purple, mid season. Staminodes oblanceolate to broad, amaranth purple, the narrower forms with white tips. Carpels smooth with cream-colored tips; disk conspicuous, white. Plant large, spreading; attractive flowers held high above the foliage. “Strictly speaking this is not a true Jap.”—H. F. Little.