Parentage: ‘Night Watch’ x P. delavayi. Single of novelty form consisting of eight narrow pointed petals of rose red color. Stamens of medium length and number. Carpels, two with dark pink stigmas. Foliage dark green in color, conspicuous for lack of influence by delavayi parent. Named for the striking resemblance of the flower to a compass rose, a device used on many old maps to illustrate the orientation of the points of the compass. Pod and pollen fertile. Photo on file. Reg. No. 04-15. Note: Leaves are darker green, but show no presence of the P. delavayi parent, in that there are no notches or lobes.
Red Compass Rose