‘Robert Chapman’

Lavender (H3) flowers, VIII–X; gold foliage in summer, turning orange in autumn, and red in winter and spring; rounded compact habit; height 21–25cm; spread 61–75cm. Prone to disease.

Found by J. W. Sparkes (Beechwood Nursery, Beoley, Redditch, Worcestershire, England); introduced by J. W. Sparkes by 1962.

Named after the eldest child of Charles Chapman, Birmingham, England.