‘Winter Beauty’

Pink (H8) flowers, the bud the colour of gunmetal; flowers Pale Italian pink, suffused in a most delicate grey, pink at base, burnt sienna tips. , XI–IV; dark green foliage; rather loose open habit; height 10–15cm; spread 31–45cm.

Wild-collected; found in Switzerland by Richard Potter of Backhouse Nurseries; introduced by Backhouse Nurseries (York) Ltd. in 1911.