Mauve (H2) flowers, VIII–X; gold foliage in summer, turning orange then red in winter; bushy habit; height 10–15cm; spread 26–30cm. Similar to ‘Aurea‘.

Seedling; found by R. E. Hardwick while he was working for Lionel Cox in his nursery at Newick, Sussex, England, about 1955.

Name may be an allusion to the foliage colours.