Double-type; large; early midseason. Very dark crimson petals with a blackish sheen mingled with yellow stamens; not fragrant. Tall; free-flowering; strong stems. Dark foliage. A loose, big-petaled flower of value for garden decoration because of the excellent habit of the plant. “Blooms early and lasts well without burning.”—Little. “Erect, tall, strong grower.”—Boyd.
William F. Turner