‘George Rendall’

Pink (H8) flowers darkening to heliotrope (H12), XI–V; mid-green foliage, the young shoots tipped red fading to pink and cream; bushy; height 26–30cm; spread 61–75cm.

Seedling; found by C. D. Eason on Maxwell & Beale’s nursery (Broadstone, Dorset, England); introduced by Maxwell & Beale in 1935.

Named after William George Rendall Eason, son of C. D. Eason (Yearbook of the Heather Society 4 (1): 33 (1993)). George Rendall was also the name of the boy’s maternal grandfather.