‘Guernsey Lime’

Purple (H10) flowers, VI–VIII; lime-green foliage, shading bronze in winter; tight prostrate habit; height 10–15cm; spread 31–45cm. Like ‘Guernsey Plum‘ and ‘Guernsey Purple‘, suitable for sink-gardens and small rockeries.

Wild-collected; found on Brecqhou, off Sark, in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, by David McClintock (Platt, Kent, England), and Ken Beckett (Stanhoe, Norfolk) in 1968; introduced by P. Zwijnenberg (Boskoop, Netherlands) in 1973.

Named after the Bailiwick of Guernsey, where it was collected, and the foliage colour.