Ruffled inner petals forming a red trumpet-shaped cup, 3½ inches (9 cm) across. Outer petals and sepals conspicuously spreading, paler red to grey. Throat-circle, filaments and stigma white. Stem columnar, to 3 inches (7.5 cm) in diameter; central spines to ¾ inch (19 mm) long. ISI 97-27; HBG 80613, Schick 148-2.