❁ Deep pink flowers with white centres, VII–VIII; dark green foliage; low, bushy habit; height 16–20cm; spread 26–30cm. A very attractive plant taking its name from shading of the flower.
Seedling, between ‘J. H. Hamilton‘ and ‘H. E. Beale‘; found at Cornish Garden Nurseries (Perranworthal, Truro, Cornwall, England) by Mr Dover about 1978; introduced by Cornish Garden Nurseries.
Named from shading of the flower from near white in the centre to deep pink on the outside.