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Erica × darleyensis ‘White Glow’

Heather

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  • Erica × darleyensis ‘White Glow’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Erica × darleyensis ‘White Glow’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsDecember to March
  • Height0.1m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Erica × darleyensis ‘White Glow’ (Heather). Has a profusion of white flowers in early winter to early spring.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Hybrid of garden origin, E. herbacea x E, erigena

Interest and use

Borders, naturaliser, wildflower/meadow, ground cover

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  • Erica × darleyensis ‘White Glow’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Erica × darleyensis ‘White Glow’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Sandy, Poor quality, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

After flowering each year the plants can be lightly pruned to keep a bushy and compact habit.

Propagation

Seed in spring for species or for cultivators by softwood cuttings, division or by dropping in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to root rot.

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