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Erica melanthera 'Ruby Shepherd'


Erica melanthera 'Ruby Shepherd'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Delightful autumn flowering shrub. Erect branches of fine green foliage. Whole bush is covered in small rose pink flowers for many months. Prefers good lime free soil, well drained but not too dry. Needs a sunny site for good flowering, hardy.

 
Genus
Erica
Species   melanthera
Cultivar   'Ruby Shepherd'

Common name
Erica

Family name
Ericaceae
Place of origin
South Africa


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

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

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Nourishment / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Dwarf, height 0.3 and 1 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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