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Small, bell-shaped, red-purple flowers with a white influence. According to Maurice Horn of Joy Creek Nursery, "The English rendering of the Japanese name reflects the ancient pronunciation of the name of a central character in The Tale of Genji."

Although originally attributed to M Chikuma as the raiser it has since emerged that this was K Ozawa and the Chikumas have subsequently confirmed this.

Group: Viorna group
Approximate height: 1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: 6 7 8 9
Raised by: K Ozawa
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: r1998
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): 'Fuji Kahori'; 'Fujikahori'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 2cm
Tepals: 4; tips rolled back