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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
Foliage is faintly tipped with cream in spring, later deep green and then tinged red in winter. White flowers.

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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