White flower, shy bloomer; foliage dark green with lighter green tips; height 20cm; spread 35cm.

Raised and introduced by J. W. Sparkes (Beechwood Nursery, Beoley, Redditch, Worcestershire, England) before 1964

So named because of its habit.

‘Golden Sunrise’

Flowers mauve; VIII-IX; foliage deeper gold than ‘Sunrise‘; habit compact. A sport from ‘Sunrise‘ found on his nursery by John L. Jones, Glywern Nursery, Cilcennin. Lampeter, Dyfed, Wales by 1992.

‘Golden Wedding’

Flowers none to date; foliage gold in summer, lime-green to gold in winter; habit compact, erect, low. A chance seedling found in 1996 and named to celebrate Jack and Ruth Piatt’s golden wedding anniversary in 1999.
Registered 1 November 1999: Jack Piatt, Fernbank, 176 Southport Road, Ulnes- Walton, PR5 3LN, Lancashire, England.

‘Golden Ellena’

♤ Bud-bloomer, calyx lilac-red;IX-X; foliage outstanding yellow in summer turning orange in winter; habit broad, spreading. Sport on ‘Marleen‘; found by Eckart Berndt in his nursery in 1998.
Named after Eckart Berndt’s daughter, and alluding to the foliage colour. Registered on 6 October 2002 by Eckart Berndt.

‘Gina’ {Gardengirls®}

♤ Bud-flowering (Knospenblüher) H7 (rose-pink); buds 5mm long, to 2mm diameter; VIII-XII; foliage light green; habit upright; height 30cm; spread 25cm after 3 years (pruned). Bud colour between ‘Pink Alicia’ and ‘Rosita’.

Sport on ‘Pink Alicia’ found by Kay Müssig, Miltenberg, in autumn 2003.

® C.2012:02 registered on 19 February 2012 by K. Kramer, Edewecht-Süddorf, Germany.

‘Grüne Silvana’

♤ Bud-flowering, pink (“Light Pink” H7–H8); IX-XI; foliage green; habit upright; height 60cm; spread 50cm after 5 years.

Sport on ‘Silvana’.

® C.2011:11 registered on 25 November 2011 by J. van Leuven, Geldern-Lüllingen, Germany.

‘Golden White Angie’

♤ Bud-flowering, white; IX-XII; foliage golden; habit bushy, upright; height 50cm; spread 50cm after 5 years.

Sport on ‘White Angie’ found in September 2010 by J. van Leuven: “Golden yellow mutation of White Angie‘, upright as Sandy, otherwise similar color.

® C.2011:10 registered on 25 November 2011 by J. van Leuven, Geldern-Lüllingen, Germany.

‘Greta Gerticular’

Flowers lavender, VIII-IX; bright golden yellow foliage with red stems, acquiring more red in winter; height 12-16 cms, spread 25-40 cms.

‘Golden Angie’ {Gardengirls®}

♤ Bud-flowering: red (“mittelrot”): IX-XII. Foliage golden yellow. Habit bushy, upright. to 50cm tall, 50cm broad in 5 years.

Sport on ‘Moulin Rouge‘ found at Gerldern by Johannes van Leuven in September 2008.

® C.2010:07 registered by Johannes van Leuven, Geldern, Germany.


Deep crimson (H13) flowers; VIII–IX; foliage very dark green; habit broad spreading, upright; height 26–30cm; spread 46–60cm. A very hardy seedling, raised by Brita Johansson: it survived the disastrous winter in Sweden in 1995–1996). Named after the Greek earth godess and the first mother of all the Greek gods. Registered 13 January 2000; Brita Johansson, Musselvagen 3, 468 34, Vargon, Sweden.