Common Name: Besse Howells
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Time: Early Midseason
Height in feet in 10 years: 4
Hardiness: -20 F (-29 C)
Soil Conditions: Moist well drained
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to partial shade
Description: The flowers are openly funnel-shaped, frilly, 2 1/2" across, deep purplish-red with a deep red blotch. They are held in a ball-shaped truss. The leaves are 4" long, shiny and slightly wrinkled. Besse Howells has a compact habit.