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botanical name:
Erica ciliaris 'Globosa'
Erica ciliaris 'Globosa' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dorset heath
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Spreading evergreen shrub with erect stems of small mid-green leaves. Racemes of large, rounded, lilac-pink flowers from August to November.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably acid, soil in an open sunny situation. May be damaged by severe winter weather.

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