‘Winterfreude’

Crimson (H13) flowers, XI–IV; mid-green foliage; low spreading habit; height 10–15cm; spread 31–45cm.

Selected from seedlings of 'Myretoun Ruby' by Kurt Kramer (Edewecht, Germany) in 1981; this one being one of the earliest to bloom.  Submitted for plant breeders' rights in Germany on 23 March 1992; rights granted on 27 October 1993.

The name means winter delight.