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botanical name:
Erica carnea 'Snow Queen'
Erica carnea 'Snow Queen' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Winter heath, Snow heath
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
height: 0.15m
width: 0.35m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
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
Neat, compact habit. Large pure white flowers in late winter and early spring, carried well above the dark green foliage.

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

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