The vigorous, textured leaves of this barbatum dwarf those of Princess Ann, through which they have grown. The emerging light green contrasts with the red covering that is peeling away.
Here is a picture of both plants six weeks before.
The new growth on this barbatum has texture and vigor. The emerging light green contrasts with the red covering that has peeled away. This branch has grown completely through a Princess Ann--the roots are all on the other side, but the leaves are all on this side.