Parentage lost, possibly the offspring of ‘Kansas’. First bloomed 2019, first propagated 2021. Early-midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers are a deep rose-red. Flowers are 13cm (5.1”) in diameter, upward facing with rounded guard petals, and average one to three per stem. Fragrance noted. No carpels or stamens. Plants reach 110cm (43.3”) at maturity, and carry narrow, pointed, blue-green foliage. Growth habit is narrow, upright and does not require mechanical support. Flowers and foliage are similar to ‘Kansas’, though it blooms about one week earlier. Suitable for cut-flower production. Named for the stout stems and purple flowers, looking like purple air rising.
Xiaonan Yu, Rongze Sun, Jiamin Li, Di Xia, Wei Zhu, Miao Sun