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HEATHERS Erica erigena 'Irish Dusk'
Irish heath, Mediterranean heath
Rose-pink, greyish foliage
- Pests & Diseases - fungal attack from Phytophthora root rot, Pythium, and Rhizoctonia in warm, wet conditions
- Place of Origin - garden origin. (Co. Mayo, Ireland)
- Hardy - cold Winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/nothern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
- Height - in metres - 60m (24in)
- Spread - in metres - 45m (18in)
- Dwarf Shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
- Full Sun
- Scented flowers
- No Preference - any well-drained soil.