Forms very solid clumps with short, hard leaves, brown-tipped. The late winter/early spring colour is especially dark.
A reliable plant that easily tolerates winter wet.
Bred by David T. Ford (GB) 1985
Sent as well-rooted, established plants, still in their pots.
We see this plant widely distributed under different names - Mahogany (various spellings), Helen, Bloody Goose and probably other names as well. In a way, it does show how many people want to grow this excellent cultivar - whatever the name!