‘Next Best’

Rose-pink (H7) flowers, VI–X; grey-green foliage irregularly flecked with red and yellow; height 26–30cm; spread 61–75cm.

A sport from ‘C. G. Best‘; found by David McClintock at Bracken Hill, Platt, Kent, England, in 1971; introduced by G. Yates (Far Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria) in 1980.

A punning name, alluding to the parent plant.