‘African Fanfare’

Flowers produced in dense cylindrical clusters; 5-8 flowers per shoot; corolla c. 2cm long, tubular, translucent, white at base shading to rich beetroot-purple (H13) at lobes, paler on shaded side; ovary densely hirsute; VII-XI (in cultivation in northern hemisphere). Hybrid of uncertain and unknown origin, grown in Europe and Australasia under various incorrect names including E. doliiformis, E. linnaeoides and E. persoluta. Registered on 1 November 2002 by D. J. Small.