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botanical name:
Erica carnea 'Rosalie'
Erica carnea 'Rosalie' © 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: dark 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
Excellent cultivar with bronzy-green foliage and bright pink flowers carried on low upright stems, from January to April.

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

Suitable for growing in pots.

other notes:
Deliberate cross by Kurt Kramer in the early 1980's, one of the parents being Erica carnea 'Myretoun Ruby'.
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