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Erica ventricosa


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 in (50 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained acid soil

Features: Dark green leaves; pink flowers in spring

Uses: Ground cover Rock gardens Containers

Zones: 10-11

Description: This is a compact shrub of about 20 in (50 cm) in height and spread, native to Western Cape Province in South Africa. The dark green leaves, in whorls of 4, have dark green hairy margins. The pink flowers produced in spring are tubular, waxy and held in c

Growth Habit: Compact habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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