‘Brian Bamford’

Flowers single, with normal style and stamens, corolla shading from mauve (H2) at base to amethyst (HI) at tip, calyx deep red: foliage mid-green: also produces tufts of “wheat-ears” comprising 12-16 deep red bracts, 2.7 – 3.5mm long x 1.6-2.3mm wide habit upright, 30cm or more tall.
Found in Ringwood Forest in 1982.
Registered no. 136. 22 September 1995: Mrs W. E. S. Bamford, Haythorne Nursery, Verwood, Dorset. {Yb Heather Soc. 1996: 60.}