‘James Smith’

Deep pink (H8) flowers, darkening to heliotrope (H12), XII–IV; mid-green foliage, the young shoots tipped pink and cream in spring; compact; height 31–45cm; spread 46–60cm.

Given to Mrs Louis (Moira) Reid (Liskeard, Cornwall, England) by James Smith (Darley Dale, Derbyshire), and subsequently named and introduced by Treseder’s Nurseries (Truro, Cornwall) before 1966.

Named after James Smith, owner of the Darley Dale Nursery.