A quite easy to grow perennial from the Caucasus and Turkey. Growing from a tuberous rootstock in early spring, the foliage is held on soft green stems to a height of around 40 cms high. Leaves are around 10 cms long and half as wide, occasionally with a greyish hue. Flowers borne in the stem tips and are quite large lavender pink and wide tubular in shape. Goes dormant in late summer.