‘Kerry Cherry’

Magenta (H14) flowers, VII–IX; dark green foliage; compact upright habit; height 21–25cm; spread 31–45cm.

Wild-collected; found in the demesne of Sir Hugh Nugent at Leaghillaun, County Kerry, Ireland, about 1975; introduced through the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin, by Dr Charles Nelson.

Named after the Irish county where it was found, and the flower colour.