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Erica 3 veitchii


Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Erica
                        Specie: Erica 3 veitchii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained acid soil

Features: Mid-green leaves; racemes of flowers in spring

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Informal hedge Screen

Zones: 8-9

Description: Of garden origin, a cross between Erica arborea and E. lusitanica, this large, open shrub grows to a height of 6 ft (1.8 m) with a spread of 26 in (65 cm). Its leaves are linear and mid-green, and the young branches are covered with downy ha

Growth Habit: Upright open habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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