Another hybrid, this one using H. niger and H. foetidus, something most people would never have thought of trying. But , a Dutch nurseryman, Kees Sahin. not only tried, but succeeded.
Our first plant was purchased from the Burpee Heronswood and did not thrive. but the second lot of plants are much more vigorous. Such is often the case with rare plants. As they become more
common they become less miffy.
It's an odd little thing similar to it's niger mum in it's flower colour, but more like daddy in it's habit. Isn't there some old saying about a daughter who looks like her dad?
Plants are STERILE