‘Stuart’s Original’

Small, tubular flowers, shell-pink (H16) at the base with beetroot (H9) tips, VII–X; grey-green foliage, young shoots with coral tips in spring; height 21–25cm; spread 21–25cm. First collected by Charles Stuart in Connemara in the late 1800s; refound at Craiggamore in 2000 (see Yearbook of The Heather Society 2001: 35–37). synonyms: Erica x stuartii 'Stuartii'; Erica x stuartii 'Charles Stuart' (rejected).