haematodes v. haematodes x 'Tally Ho'
(so haematodes, griersonianum and facetum).
Whitaker (Pylewell Park, Lymington),1941
AGM (1993) 2012
10 year height/spread: 0.8m/1m
Flowers: compact trusses of about 10 brilliant scarlet flowers. April/May.
Leaves similar in size to haematodes, rugulose with thick brown indumentum.
Recognise by: the semi dwarf flat growth habit and matt indumented leaves; the flowers.
Easy to root and free flowering. Good in and out of flower. Good in sun or shade.
Photo: Everard Daniel