grandiflorum 'Dark Beauty'
May, the plant looks rather like a typical E. grandiflorum, having
lovely rosy-lilac and white flowers just above a sheath of heart-shaped
foliage, the whole affair just 5-6" tall. In spring the foliage
is a gorgeous
coppery-red color, but by full flowering the foliage has changed to green.
In the photo below, we see the same
plant in midsummer, where flushes
of new growth show beet red new growth in striking contrast to the soft
green and tan-green summer foliage. Indeed this is a "Dark
Photos by Mark
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