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Erica ciliaris


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 2 ft (0.6 m)

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

Features: Whorls of gray to dark green leaves; lilac-pink flowers summer?autumn

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Rock gardens Ground cover

Zones: 7-9

Description: Occurring naturally in Ireland, southwest England and southwest Europe, this spreading shrub grows to a height of 24 in (60 cm) with a spread of 20 in (50 cm). Its gray to dark green lance-shaped leaves are in whorls of usually 3, sometimes 4, with downtu

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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