‘Westwood Yellow’

Shell-pink (H16) flowers darkening to heliotrope (H12), II–IV; foliage yellow throughout the year; compact upright habit; height 10–15cm; spread 26–30cm. Less prone to foliage-burn in spring than most other yellow-leaved winter heaths.

Seedling; found in John Letts’ garden in 1973; he gave it to Windlesham Court Nursery (Windlesham, Surrey, England); introduced by Windlesham Court Nursery in 1977.

Named after Westwood Road, Windlesham, Surrey where John Letts lived.