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HEATHERS Erica carnea 'Eva'

Commonly known as Alpine heath, Winter heath

Magenta flowers
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£3.75 each
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - will tolerate mildly alkaline conditions
  • Fertile well drained soil - open site
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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