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botanical name:
Erica vagans 'Saint Keverne'
Erica vagans 'Saint Keverne' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Cornish heath, Wandering heath
synonyms:  Erica vagans 'St. Keverne'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.20m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
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:
Clear pink flowers, from mid-summer to autumn. Dark green foliage

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

propagation:
From softwood cuttings or by layering.

other notes:
Found near the village of the same name on the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England by P.D. Williams.

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