|Large rounded leaves that are leathery in texture, glossy, and with hairy margins. The flowers appear in spikes up to 12" high in a pale pink with rosy red calyces. For happiest plants, locate in partially shaded area with adequate water and sheltered from biting frosts. Control slugs early. This coarse textured plant works well under trees and in the shady border as a companion with hosta and ferns.