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Erica lusitanica


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained acid soil

Features: Linear green leaves in whorls; racemes of pink flowers winter?spring

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Informal hedge Screen

Zones: 8-10

Description: Originally from the west of the Iberian Peninsula to southwest France, this species has naturalized in southern England. It reaches a height of 10 ft (3 m) with a spread of 3 ft (1 m). It grows best in acid soil. The leaves are mid-green and linear and gr

Growth Habit: Upright habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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