Flowers deep yellow verging on orange-yellow, fragrant and freely borne. A seedling from H. mollis
, pollinated by H. japonica
, raised by Heinrich Bruns in Germany and originally distributed under the name ‘Orange’. A variety from Japan, named ‘WinterBeauty’
, is said to be similar but with longer petals, brownish red at the base (Grootendorst, Dendroflora
, op. cit., pp. 16 and 17).