A jewel-box species from elevations of 4000-5000 feet in Peru. These charming half inch wide flowers are intense in color and accented by slightly darker stripes. Some describe the color as dark pink, others as dark fuchsia, and still others as red. In Peru it grows on rocks, but in cultivation it does better potted where it spreads quickly, becoming a ruby pin cushion. .Cool growing. August blooming. Species from Peru.
In bud, $25.
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