Growth Habit: vigorous vine
USDA Zone: 5-9
Exposure: best in sunny spot
Flower Color: lavender/dark purple
Flower Type: 13-15 inch racemes
Growing Conditions: humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
Comments: Outstanding double, somewhat rare in the trade and difficult to find, this cultivar dates back to the late 1870's. Gorgeous double purple flowers clustered on fluffy racemes are rated #1 for pleasing fragrance. Brilliant yellow fall color is considered best of all cultivars.
Plant Size: 2-year graft