AWARD

HEATHERS Erica carnea 'Myretoun Ruby'

Commonly known as Alpine heath, Winter heath

Ruby red
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Red
    Ruby red
  • 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
    Flowers deepen to crimson with age.
  • 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 'Myretoun Ruby'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£4.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ £4 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Fungal attack from Phytophthora root rot, Pythium, and Rhizoctonia in warm, wet conditions.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin (Scotland)
    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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