HEATHERS Erica carnea 'Eva'

Commonly known as Alpine heath, Winter heath

Magenta flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Dark-green foliage turns bronze in winter.
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Magenta flowers
  • Height
    15cm (6in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
    Neat, compact habit.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun

HEATHERS Erica carnea 'Eva'

Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£4.50 each 

Any 10+ £4 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon P9/0.5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Fungal attack from Phytophthora root rot, Pythium, and Rhizoctonia in warm, wet conditions.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin (Germany).
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Will tolerate mildly alkaline conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Open site
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly

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