‘Lemon Gem’

White flowers, VIII–IX; golden yellow foliage throughout the year; compact; height 10–15cm; spread 26–30cm.

Seedling; found by David McClintock in his garden at Bracken Hill (Platt, Kent, England); introduced in the Netherlands and Germany by 1982, when the name was given in error as ‘Lemon Jam’. An allusion to the colour of the foliage.