Erica × darleyensis ‘Furzey’ (Heather). This species will form a dense evergreen bushy shrub about 65cm high with dark green foliage. In late autumn until the spring it is profusely covered with short spikes of cylindrical, white-green, pink, red-purple, cup-shaped flowers with protruding darker stamens. The evergreen foliage is needle-like and the new growth is usually colourful and tinged with red or cream. The flowers are profuse and appear in the late winter and continue into the spring. They will tolerates a wide range of soil conditions as long as it is grown in full sun.
Semi-evergreen or Evergreen, Fragrant
Hybrid of garden origin, E. herbacea x E, erigena
Interest and use
Border, naturaliser, wildflower/meadow, ground cover, walls, rock garden