‘John F. Letts’

Lavender (H3) flowers, IX–X; gold foliage in summer, turning bronze in autumn, then red and orange in winter; prostrate habit; height 10–15cm; spread 21–25cm. Very similar to ‘Golden Carpet‘.

Seedling in a bed of ‘Mrs Ronald Gray‘; found by John F. Letts (Foxhollow, Windlesham, Surrey, England) in 1960s; introduced by B. and V. Proudley (Aldenham Nursery, Watford, Hertfordshire) in 1968.

Named after the well-known heather nurseryman of Windlesham, Surrey.