self-pollinated seedling of H. 'Purple Verticulated Elf' which
is a sibling to H. 'Amethyst Chip'. It was registered by
Dr. Ralph (Herb)
and Dorothy Benedict of Michigan in 2003. The plant grows to about 7
inches in height with spread of 15 inches. Its deep blue-green
foliage has smooth texture and thick substance. Its lavender
blue flowers bloom from late July into August.