Flowers purple (H10), single, small; VIII-X(early); foliage in summer green tinged bronze, bronze more pronounced in young growth; individual leaves very small, and congested on stems; shoots very neatly 4-sided; habit upright, bushy; height 22cm; spread 22cm after 4 years not pruned. Selected from mixed seedlings, raised from open-pollinated plants. “No other cultivar has this combination of foliage and flower colour.” Eko means echo in England: “once seen one will recall it”.
Published in Heather news quarterly 37 (4: Fall 2014): 11 (name only); URL www.heatherworld.org/new-heathers (posted 24 October 2015).
® C.2015.10 registered on 21 September 2015 by Sten-Börje Sörensson, Almvägen 7, 475 51 Hönö, Sweden.