Erica carnea


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Noun1.Erica carnea - dwarf European shrub with very early blooming bell-shaped red flowersErica carnea - dwarf European shrub with very early blooming bell-shaped red flowers
erica, true heath - any plant of the genus Erica
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Similarly, heathers like Erica carnea, which are known for their amazing variety of pinks and whites, will provide beautiful colour throughout autumn and winter.
Bold Or use winter-flowering heathers, varieties of Erica carnea, in hanging baskets to replace summer bedding.
Erica carnea There are so many types of heathers on offer year-round, it's often difficult to know which one to choose, but if you have acid soil you can't go wrong with low-growing Erica carnea, an invaluable winter-flowering variety that comes in a range of colours from white to pink and deep purple-red.
Erica Carnea (Heather) There are lots of great winterflowering heather varieties that are a low-maintenance ground cover.
In this garden, a variegated Spanish dagger (Yucca gloriosa) shows off its spiky shape against soft pink winter heath (Erica carnea).
Winter flowering varieties include Erica Carnea, Erica X Darleyensis and Erica Erigena.
Surround it with the marbled leaves of arum italicum pictum, a few winter-flowering heathers, such as Erica carnea springwood white and some china blue pansies.
The most reliable are Erica carnea, which will thrive in ericaceous compost in the harshest of winters and tend to be lowgrowing - perfect for a pot or basket.
There are several heathers that will reliably bloom this month, the Erica carnea varieties gro w well on even slightly limy soils.
Erica Carnea (Heather) THERE are lots of great winterflowering heather varieties that will work well as a low-maintenance ground cover option for your garden.