‘Roland Haagen’

Mauve (H2) flowers, VIII–IX; golden-yellow foliage in summer, turning bright orange in winter, the shoot-tips a deeper colour; height 10–15cm; spread 31–45cm. Recommended.

A sport on a wild plant found near Carrick-on-Suir, County Waterford, Ireland, by Rinus Zwijnenburg (Boskoop, Netherlands) in 1970; introduced by P. G. Zwijnenburg, Boskoop, in 1972.

Named after a friend of Rinus Zwijnenburg [Ericultura 60: 17 (1986)] who was on holiday with Zwijnenburg in Ireland when the sport was found.