Mauve (H2) flowers, IX–X; dark green foliage; compact, upright; height 21–25cm; spread 31–45cm. Sport from ‘Gnome’ and it may revert to it.
Found at Beechwood Nursery (Beoley, Redditch, Worcestershire, England) and introduced by J. W. Sparkes by 1964.
So named because of its habit, and flower colour. Note that the name was originally printed by Chapple with brackets around pink