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VIOLET-BACKED STARLING (Ludlow Lambertson 2013)
TET 6" Semi-evergreen Early Season Reblooms 30" Height
(Victorian Gardens Heaven's Applause X Seedling)
VIOLET-BACKED STARLING is named for an African starling with a metallic purple head, back, wings and tail and a white breast. VIOLET-BACKED STARLING is a patterned dark violet-purple on petals and lighter sepals, a chalky gray eye and edge, with a yellow applique to a green throat. VIOLET-BACKED STARLING has 3-way branching, 20 buds. Fertile both ways.