Doesn't correspond with any printed descriptions. Upper petals are red, with darker centers marked by heavy veins, and a light pink edge. Lower petals are light rosy pink, with white throats and dark pink veins.
A scandent shrub with gray hairy pinnate leaves and flowers that have red upper petals slightly streaked with white, pure white lower petals and an almost black central blotch. 'Splendide' is best grown in a greenhouse or conservatory, but can be grown outside if protected from rain and temperatures below 40 degrees F. Prune carefully and water sparingly. It is a glorious sight when in full flower. 24" wide x 12" high.