A superb strain raised from material first found in the Velebit mountains of Croatia. It is not clonal, so there is variation. Large-flowered white plants of good form are the norm. However expect an occasional pale pink or rarely a darker pink plant here and there.
This flowers reliably, making clusters of weather-resistant blooms in the midst of winter, from January and February, when the strong white or palest pink flowers, with contrasting black anthers, are valuable.