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Erica Carnea

Botanical Name:

Erica carnea

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Dec

Plant Type

Ground Cover, Shrub

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Showy fleshy colored pink bell-to urn shaped appear January to March. ‘Sherwood Pink’ features urn-shaped, pure pink blooms (1/4” long) in one-sided racemes (to 3” long) from January to March. (1-3)white-pink-red-blue (yellow), urceolate, axillary, on short lateral shoots; anther exserted from corolla.

Fruit

A dehiscent, many seeded capsule.

Taxonomy

Order

Ericales

Family

Ericaceae

Genus

Erica

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