♤ Bud-flowering (Knospenblüher); buds red (H6): IX-XI; foliage dark green; habit after 3 years to 10cm tall, 30cm across.

This bud-bloomer with red (H6) buds has a very low-growing, creeping habit that can be lead shoots to “weep” when the plant is grown in a suitable container, was selected and named by Kurt Kramer, Edewecht, Germany, and introduced as part of the “Garden Girls” series,

The name ‘Maite’ should be pronounced “my-ta”. The name is a short form of Maria Theresa, and originated in the Basque country in the north-east of Spain. The name also means “lovely one”.

®C.2016:01 Registered on 21st February 2016 by Kurt Kramer, Edewecht, Germany.