Purple (H10) flowers, opening two weeks later than 'Red Imp'; VI-X; golden foliage turning greenish yellow in autumn and winter; neat compact habit; height to 30cm; spread about 30cm.
A sport on 'Red Imp' introduced in 1999 which is hardy. Some shoots may be green (and should be removed). Found in Boomkwekerijen Bosch (Westerlee, Groningen, Netherlands) in 1993;
Named alludes to the parent plant and the foliage colour. See Ericultura 115: 6 (1999).