‘Red Fred’

Lilac-pink (H11) flowers, VIII–IX; light to mid-green foliage with brilliant red young shoot tips which persist into summer; upright; height 31–45cm; spread 31–45cm. The young shoots are redder than those of ‘Fred J. Chapple‘.

Seedling, close to ‘Fred J. Chapple‘; found by J. N. Anderson, Broadhurst Nursery (Grampound, near Truro, Cornwall, England); introduced by J. N. Anderson in 1979.

Name alludes to the red young growth, and the parent cultivar.