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Erica umbellata

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 in (75 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained acid soil

Features: Gray-green leaves; purple-pink flowers spring?summer

Uses: Ground cover Rock gardens Containers

Zones: 9-10

Description: Found in a small area on both sides of the Strait of Gibraltar, this shrub can eventually grow to 30?in (75 cm) high but remains dwarf for many years. It has very small linear leaves on wiry branches that are hairy when young. In late spring and early sum

Growth Habit: Wiry erect habit

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