No flowers, instead each flower is replaced by a dark ruby (H5) bud-like cluster of c. 20 “bracts” having shape andtexture of sepals.
Noticed about 2004 on Ockham Common, Surrey, by James Adler (Ranger) and subsequently (2006) propagated at RHS Garden Wisley; planted in Howard’s Field at Wisley; introduced by Forest Edge Nursery, Wimborne, Dorset, in 2013.
® E.2014:01  registered by Royal Horticultural Society