The large, long-tailed blooms of this “gem of the genus” (Lidén & Zetterlund) have clear golden-yellow, purple-tipped “snouts” that taper to twisting, pale pink spurs – an arresting color scheme. Completing the picture are the purple-tinged stems and fleshy silver-gray leaves. A masterpiece. Given dryish summer conditions and ample light, it should succeed outdoors in most cold-winter areas of the U.S. Steppe; Kazakhstan. Zone 4.