‘Wickwar Flame’

Mauve (H2) flowers, VIII–XI; gold foliage in summer, turning superb shades of orange, then red in exposed conditions during winter; vigorous; height 46–60cm; spread 61–75cm.

Found and introduced by G. Osmond, Archfield Nursery (Wickwar, Wooton under Edge, Gloucestershire, England); in commerce in 1970.

Named after a village where George Osmond lived in Gloucestershire.