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botanical name:
Erica carnea 'Foxhollow Fairy'
Erica carnea 'Foxhollow Fairy' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Winter heath, Snow heath
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Trailing habit with mid-green foliage and flowers which when they first open have a near white corolla and pink calyx, giving a bi-colour effect, before ageing to deeper pink. December to April flowering.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably acid, soil in an open sunny situation. Quite lime tolerant and will grow in light shade.

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