■(IB) 'Maroon Caper'
, R. 1963). Seedling #180DG-1. IB, 20" (51 cm), Early bloom. Standards deep reddish-purple; falls deeper reddish purple. 'Ebony Echo'
X 'Aphylla Wine Red'
. Raleigh Hills, Old Brook 1964. Honorable Mention 1965; Judges Choice 1965, 1966; Award of Merit 1968.
| From Old Brook Gardens catalog, 1964: MAROON CAPER (Warburton '64) EM 2011 • A lovely deep bright garnet red-purple self, very free blooming with aphylla type branching right down to the ground. Good form and substance too. (Ebony Echo X I. aphylla Dark Violet). Net $5.00.
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- IB 'Maroon Caper' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately May 17 - 28, in 2017.
It has very purple spathes, but didn't show any purple based foliage at the base of the leaves. -- HollyJohnson2017
-04-01 - 02 Aug 2017