Common Name: Crete
Flower Color: Purple, White
Bloom Time: Early-midseason
Height in feet in 10 years: 4
Hardiness: -15 F (-26 C)
Soil Conditions: Moist well drained acidic soil
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun
Description: The leaves are elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 4 1/2" long. The new growth has tan tomentum. Crete is broader than tall. The flowers are openly funnel-shaped with wavy lobes, 2 3/4" across. They are light purple quickly fading to white with a few spots and held in domed trusses of 12 flowers.