‘David Eason’

♤ Mauve (H2) buds, VIII–XI; dark green foliage; height 16–20cm; spread 31–45cm.

Wild-collected sport; found on the moors beside Broadstone Golf Links, Dorset, England, by C. D. Eason of Maxwell & Beale; introduced by Maxwell & Beale (Broadstone, Dorset) in 1935.

Named after Charles Eason’s son (see under Erica cinerea ‘C. D. Eason’) (Yearbook of the Heather Society 4 (1): 32-34 (1993)).