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Erica mammosa


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained acid soil

Features: Leaves in whorls; flowers in a range of colors spring?summer

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Informal hedge Screen

Zones: 9-10

Description: This species, native to Western Cape Province in South Africa, attains a height up to 5 ft (1.5 m) with a spread up to 6 ft (1.8 m). Arranged in whorls of 4, the leaves are dark green and lance-shaped. The tubular flowers appear in spring and summer; col

Growth Habit: Upright habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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