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botanical name:
Erica x darleyensis 'W.G. Pine'
Erica x darleyensis 'W.G. Pine' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Darley Dale Heath
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.20m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
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:
Low, broad spreading habit, dark green foliage tipped red in spring and freely produced pink flowers from December to April.

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, raised by J.W. Porter.

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