This cultivar of unidentified parentage was obtained from
Japan in the 1960s. It was
Hodgkin in 1988.
'Shelleys' forms a medium to
large size mound with narrowly ovate and deeply veined foliage.
Lavender flowers bloom from late July into mid-August.
reportedly collected in Japan by the late British plantsman Elliot Hodgkin and
named by Brickell for his garden."
This cultivar is sometimes labeled or listed incorrectly