‘Altadena’

Lilac-pink (H11) flowers which darken to heliotrope (H12), with rose-pink (H7) sepals, I–IV; foliage yellow, the shoots tipped pink and bronze at various times throughout the year; height 10–15cm; spread 31–45cm. Similar to 'Foxhollow' but generally has a weaker constitution.

Seedling; found by Alan Taylor in his aunt's (Mrs Godbolt) garden (Altadena, Crowborough, Sussex, England) by 1973; introduced by Denbeigh Heather Nurseries (Creeting St Mary, Ipswich, Suffolk) in 1975.

Named after the house of the finder.