Plant Base Online (beta)

botanical name:
Erica carnea 'Wintersonne'
Erica carnea 'Wintersonne' © 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: bronze
flower colour: pink
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Reddish-bronze foliage and lilac-pink flowers, deepening with age to magenta.

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

other notes:
Bred by Kurt Kramer.

install Plant Base on your PC or Mac :

  • self contained application
  • update and add records
  • powerful features
  • larger pictures

read more ...

Ads by Google :