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botanical name:
Erica carnea 'Smart's Heath'
Erica carnea 'Smart's Heath' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Winter heath, Snow heath
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
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
Mid-green foliage which turns bronze tinted in winter and lilac-pink flowers from January to March. Similar to Erica carnea 'Springwood Pink' but with darker flowers.

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

other notes:
Named after Smarts Heath Lane, Woking, Surrey, England.

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