‘J. W. Porter’

Heliotrope (H12) flowers, Iā€“V; dark green foliage, the young shoots with cream and red tips in spring; height 21ā€“25cm; spread 31ā€“45cm. Flowering can be rather unreliable.

Seedling; raised by James Walker Porter (Carryduff, County Down, Northern Ireland) by 1963; selected after Porter’s death and introduced by John F. Letts (Foxhollow, Windlesham, Surrey, England) in 1970.

Named after the man who raised it.