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botanical name:
Erica x darleyensis 'Silberschmelze'
Erica x darleyensis 'Silberschmelze' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Darley Dale Heath
synonyms:  Erica x darleyensis 'Molten Silver', Erica x darleyensis 'Sillver Beads'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.35m
width: 0.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
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:
Foliage is faintly tipped with cream in spring, later deep green and then tinged red in winter. White 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.
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