‘Ruth Sparkes’

❁ White flowers, VIII–X; yellow foliage throughout the year; height 16–20cm; spread 31–45cm. Any reversion with green foliage should be removed as soon as possible.

Sport on ‘Alba Plena‘; found by J. W. Sparkes at Beechwood Nursery (Beoley, Redditch, Worcestershire, England); introduced by J. W. Sparkes in 1951.

Named after the raiser’s mother.