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Erica arborea


Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Erica
                        Specie: Erica arborea

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained acid soil in full sun

Features: Dark green leaves; racemes of gray-white flowers in late spring

Uses: Shrub borders Informal hedge Containers Rock gardens

Zones: 7-10

Description: Native to southwest Europe, the Mediterranean, north and central east Africa where in ideal conditions will grow to more than 20 ft (6 m). In cultivation a height of 15 ft (4.5 m) and a spread of 10 ft (3 m) is more normal. The leaves on this upright shru

Growth Habit: Upright habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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