seedling of H. 'Purple
Verticilated Elf' is a small size (6 inches high by
14 inches wide) cultivar from
Dr. Ralph (Herb) Benedict of Michigan which was registered on his behalf by Rod Kuenster of Iowa in 2010.
The dark blue-green foliage is narrowly ovate, wavy, slightly cupped and has
thick substance. Very pale lavender flowers with stripes in dense
clusters bloom in July on scapes 9 to 12 inches tall.