Source of plant
US National Arboretum
See name no. 2774 for information on the hybrid series. Flowers deep purple, shaded white to purple inside; a nicer shrub than 'Randy' (DS 318). Description from original NA plant introduction offering: 'Ricki' has tousled flowers, 4" to 6" in diameter, with 10 to 15 tepals; the inside surface of the tepals may be either white or stained purple; the outside surface is red-purple; it flowers in late April.