Deciduous shrub with large flesh-pink flowers, mottled deeper pink at the margins and with a gold flare. They are deep pink in bud. The leaves turn to good autumn colours. Raised at Exbury gardens in Hampshire and introduced in 1947.
Hardy in all but the coldest parts of Pacific Northwest and UK, France and northern Italy, around Bergen (Norway) and mildest parts of NE USA such as Cape Cod and parts of Long Island.