Japanese. Midseason. Purple. The petals are wide and deep of a French or reddish purple (tone 4 of the French chart “pourpre”). The petaloids are a very brilliant red (tone 2 of above chart) edged and tipped warm, deep gold. The backs of the petaloids are gold. The carpels are green tufted with red. The plant is tall and strong growing with excellent stems and splendid foliage. The entire color effect is much deeper and redder than Currant Jap, and darker than Departing Sun. It is free flowering, increases well and is a distinguished flower.