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botanical name:
Erica x veitchii
Erica x veitchii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Veitch's Heath
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.20m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Erect evergreen shrub with shoots of small linear mid-green leaves. Masses of tiny cylindrical white flowers from late winter to spring.

cultivation:
Prefers well drained acid soil but will tolerate mildly alkaline conditions. Full sun in a reasonably mild location.

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