❁ Deep pink (H8) flowers, VII–IX; dark green foliage; neat, dwarf habit; height 10–15cm; spread 21–25cm. (‘Flowers bright pink without any trace of purple.’)
Wild-collected; found near Moughton north of Settle, Yorkshire, England, before 1935; introduced by Maxwell & Beale (Broadstone, Dorset) in 1935 originally using the cultivar name ‘Mrs J. H. Hamilton’. The name was changed in 1936 by the nursery.
Presumed to have been named after the finder, J. H. Hamilton, a director of Maxwell & Beale.