‘Wingates Gem’

Mauve (H2) flowers, IX–X; light orange foliage, shoots with pink tips in spring, turning bright orange in winter; height 26–30cm; spread 31–45cm.

One of three introductions by Wingates Nursery near Bolton, Lancashire.

Seedling; raised by Mrs Lambert (Wingates Nursery, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, England) before 1985.

Named after the nursery; there is no apostrophe in the name.