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Erica casta

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 in (50 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained neutral?alkaline soil

Features: Mid-green leaves in whorls; white to pink flowers winter?spring

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Rock gardens Ground cover Spillover planting

Zones: 9-10

Description: Coming from the Cape region of South Africa, this sparsely branched shrub grows up to 20 in (50 cm) in height. The densely packed leaves are mid-green and arranged in whorls of 6 on the branches. The white to sometimes deep pink flowers are arranged in co

Growth Habit: Sparsely branched habit

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