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botanical name:
Erica x darleyensis 'Ghost Hills'
Erica x darleyensis 'Ghost Hills' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Darley Dale Heath
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
description:
Mid green foliage tipped cream in spring. Pink-mauve flowers.

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

other notes:
Hybrid of Erica carnea x Erica erigena. Possibly a sport of Erica x darlyensis 'Darley Dale'.
Found by Jack Brummage, Taverham, Norfolk, England and named after his house.
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