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Erica versicolor

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained acid soil

Features: Linear mid-green leaves in whorls; red flowers autumn?winter

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Informal hedge Screen

Zones: 10-11

Description: Native to Western Cape Province in South Africa, this erect shrub reaches a height of 10 ft (3 m) with a spread of 3 ft (1 m). The leaves, held in whorls of 3, are mid-green and linear. The flowers are produced mainly in autumn and winter in whorls of 3,

Growth Habit: Erect habit

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