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HEATHERS Erica carnea 'Foxhollow'

Commonly known as Alpine heath, Winter heath

Pale lavender, yellow foliage
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  • Evergreen - foliage deepens to orange-red in very cold weather.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - pale lavender
  • Height - 15cm (6in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • 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 roor rot, Pythium, and Rhizoctonia in warm, wet conditions.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • 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 - Winter -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - will tolerate mildly alkaline conditions
  • Fertile well drained soil - open site
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -

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