Erica carnea ‘Springwood Pink’

Botanical Name: Erica carnea ‘Springwood Pink’

Phonetic: ER-ee-kuh KAR-nee-uh

Common Name(s): Winter Heath

Family: Ericaceae
Origin: Alps in Europe
Plant Type: Broadleaf
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, needle-like
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Medium green with bronze tips
Fall Color: –
Texture: Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Winter, January-March
Flower Color(s): Pure pink

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 5-7
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate: Slow               
Height: 0.5-1 Feet
Spread: 0.5-1 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, root rot, powdery mildew, rust, wilt
Soil: Sandy, acidic, medium moisture, well-drained loams

Features: Low-growing evergreen, urn-shaped flowers
Uses: Ground cover, year-round attraction, rock gardens, slopes

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