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Erica regia

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained acid soil

Features: Gray-green leaves; unusual colored flowers in spring

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Informal hedge Screen

Zones: 9-10

Description: This erect much-branched shrub of 3 ft (1 m) in height and spread is native to Western Cape Province in South Africa. The gray-green leaves are held in whorls of 6 on the hairy branches. The smooth, waxy, tubular flowers with small spreading lobes appear

Growth Habit: Erect multi-branched habit

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