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botanical name:
Erica vagans 'Lyonesse'
Erica vagans 'Lyonesse' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cornish heath, Wandering heath
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.25m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Bright green foliage and pure white flowers.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate some lime.

propagation:
From softwood cuttings or by layering.

other notes:
Discovered by Mr. D.F. Maxwell on the Lizard, Cornwall, UK

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