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Erica gracilis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 in (50 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained neutral?alkaline soil

Features: Linear leaves in whorls; pink flowers autumn?winter

Uses: Ground cover Rock gardens Containers

Zones: 10-11

Description: This species, native to Western Cape Province in South Africa, reaches a height and spread of 20 in (50 cm). The leaves, held in whorls of 4, are deep green and linear. It flowers from autumn to winter, producing pale to deep pink, urn-shaped flowers in w

Growth Habit: Dense habit

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