• Arneson, Aprilan & Robertha; Arneson Nursery; Canby, Oregon (USA), 1975. ‘C.B van Nes’ x ‘Koster’s Brilliant Red’ hybrid.
  • Slow growing bush with compact habit, after 10 years reaches the height of 0.9-1.2 m.
  • Boasts elliptic hairy foliage turning various stunning shades of yellow, orange and red in autumn.
  • Blooms in early spring – displays single funnel like dark orange buds which open to broadly-flared flowers, yellow in throats and darker on their margins, almost red-orange; on the reverse their petals turn reddish; they are fragrant and appear before leaves, already on young plants.
  • Disease-resistant.
  • Cold hardy – USDA zone 6b.