‘Emerald Jock’

White flowers, VIII–IX; bright green foliage all the year; spreading habit; height 10–15cm; spread 26–30cm.

Wild-collected (collector’s no. K16); found on St Kilda by R. J. Brien (Pitcairngreen Heather Farm, Perthshire, Scotland) in 1966; introduced by R. J. Brien by 1968.

Named after Jock Nimlin, gem collector and field officer on St Kilda, and alluding to the foliage colour.