Parentage unknown. First bloomed 2008, first propagated 2008. Flower form DOUBLE. Light purplish pink flowers (RHS: 62C to 62B) are borne 1 to a stem, 6-8¼ inches (15-20 cm) in size, up-facing. The flowers have dark purple, sharp-edged flares extending up to 20% of the petals’ length. Pollen bearing stamens, the filaments are dark red at base, gradually fading to white at the top. Carpels, stigma, and sheath are all very pale yellow with a slight greenish tint. Carpels slightly tomentose, average 10 in number. Very fragrant. Height at maturity 53 inches (135 cm). Named by Yan Zhenguo.
Sun Shengshun / Yanlong Zhang