‘Vivellii’

Heliotrope (H12) flowers that darken to magenta (H14), I–V; dark green foliage with distinct bronze tinge; height 10–15cm; spread 31–45cm.

Although still popular, 'Adrienne Duncan' is more reliable.

Collected in the Engadive Alps, Switzerland, by Paul Theoholdt in 1906; introduced by Theoboldt (Aulendorf, Wurttemberg, Germany) in 1909.

named after the head of Theoboldt's former firm, Adolf Vivell (1878--1959), a landscape architect of Olten, Solothurn, Switzerland.