Year Introduced: 1866
A very old cultivar that has not only survived but remains popular because it is so good. Vigorous, bushy growth, free flowering, elegant, and robust, like so many of the Pre 1914 cultivars.This would probably have been named after Elizabeth, the then Lady Heytesbury, of Heytesbury House, in Wiltshire.
Tube: Waxy white, slender and straight.
Sepals: Waxy white, held horizontally and recurved attractively.
Corolla: Rose pink, lighter at base and deeper towards petal edges. 1/4 to 1/2 flared.
Foliage: Large pale green leaves, new growth flushed bronze.
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|