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Erica bauera


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

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

Features: Whorls of blue-green leaves; white or pink flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Informal hedge Containers Rock gardens

Zones: 9-10

Description: Native to South Africa, this slender open shrub of 5 ft (1.5 m) in height with a spread of up to 3 ft (1 m) has blue-green leaves arranged in whorls. This shrub flowers sporadically throughout the year but the main flush is in summer. It carries its waxy

Growth Habit: Narrow open habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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