Registered by Dirk Dupré of Belgium in 2010,
this cultivar is a sport of H. 'Chinese Sunrise'.
It grows to a medium size about 11 inches high by 19
inches wide. The dark green foliage has a yellow medial
(center) variegation which turns to green as the season
progresses. Its leaves are slightly rippled, slightly
wavy, lanceolate and very shiny on topen-pollinated seedling en-pollinated seedling with red dots on
the petioles. The flowers bloom from mid-July into
name could refer to a region of Turkey or the Barada
River near Damascus identified as Abana in the Bible.