Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness. Saunders. 1948. Lutea Hybrid. Very deep black-red single flowers that are lightly ruffled. Dark red sheath and stamens. Bright red stigmas. Foliage is fine and deeply lobed. Creates a large mound shaped plant with many ground shoots. Reportedly a F2 generation. No seeds, but we have noted pollen. A collectors plant for historic value and dark flowers. Nearly lost in commerce and rarely available. Has usable pollen. Ships in late September to mid October.