‘Lewis Lilac’

Mauve (H2) flowers, VIII–IX; orange foliage; erect; height 26–30cm; spread 46–60cm. A striking plant.

Wild-collected; found in the Uig area on the west coast of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, by W. S. Dobson (Edinburgh, Scotland) about 1970; introduced by J. R. Ponton (Kirknewton, Edinburgh, Scotland).

Named after the island on which it was collected, and the flower colour.