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Erica baccans

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained neutral?acid soil in full sun

Features: Whorled, narrow, blue-green leaves; deep pink flowers winter?spring

Uses: Shrub borders Informal hedge Containers Rock gardens

Zones: 10-11

Description: Native to Western Cape Province of South Africa, this fairly densely branched shrub reaches a height of 8 ft (2.4 m) with a spread of 3 ft (1 m). Its linear blue-green leaves are arranged in whorls of 4 and overlap. It flowers from winter through to sprin

Growth Habit: Dense multi-branched habit

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