Daboecia azorica


‘Arthur P. Dome’

Ruby flowers; mid-green foliage; slow-growing, almost prostrate; height 10–15cm; spread 30–45cm. Can be grown without protection in USDA zone 8.

Obtained by Art Dome (Seattle, Washington, USA) from Mick Jamieson (Oak Bay Nursery, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) on 27 March 1940 as Menziesia azorica. Named in 2001 in tribute to Art Dome.

‘Don Richards’

Corolla crimson (H13, RHSCC 186A/71B), few hairs on the outside not gland tipped; V-VI (not repeat flowering); slow growing, fussy about growing conditions and location, but hardy.

This is a plant the Don Richards collected many years ago. Been growing for more that 15 years. JG