Single flowers with 5 or 6 vivid scarlet petals that have a shiny appearance. The stamens are joined near their base and arranged in a hemisphere, unlike the columnar form of the stamens in many single flowers. The leaves are deep green, glossy and elliptical shaped, often curving towards the tips. The plant has a vigorous and upright habit with a tendency for the growth to be open. Flowers in March and April.|
Kimberley first appeared in the West in the catalogue of the Sander Nursery in Belgium in around 1900, and probably originated in Japan.