Erica versicolor
CAPE HEATH, OUTENIQUA HEATHER
Ericaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, acidic to neutral

Tolerances: light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: red

Flowering Time: early autumn to late winter

Leaves: mid green
 
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Erica versicolor
CAPE HEATH, OUTENIQUA HEATHER
Ericaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, acidic to neutral

Tolerances: light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: red

Flowering Time: early autumn to late winter

Leaves: mid green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, coastal, cottage & alpine designs

Uses: informal screen, border, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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