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botanical name:
Daboecia x scotica 'Bearsden'
Daboecia x scotica 'Bearsden' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  St. Dabeoc's Heath
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Lilac-pink flowers from June to November. Glossy dark green foliage.

cultivation:
Best in well drained acid soil and full sun. Will tolerate a little shade and quite drought resistant. Trim after flowering. Fully hardy but may suffer some damage from persistent heavy frosts.

propagation:
From semi-ripe cuttings in summer

other notes:
Hybrid of Daboecia cantabrica x Daboecia azorica.

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