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Erica cerinthoides 'Red'


Erica cerinthoides 'Red' Erica cerinthoides 'Red'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Small shrub with dark green needle-like foliage covering the stems. Each stem is topped with a cluster of stunning tubular red flowers throughout winter and spring. Trim stems well after flowering to maintain shape. Prefers a sunny warm site.

 
Genus
Erica
Species   cerinthoides
Cultivar   'Red'

Common name
Red Hairy Heath

Family name
Ericaceae
Place of origin
South Africa


DETAILS
Height
100 cm
Width
75 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Needs well drained soil / Prefers acidic / lime-free soil. / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate light frost only

Nourishment / Texture

Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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