Erica x darleyensis 'Furzey'

Erica x darleyensis 'Furzey'

Heather

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Erica x darleyensis 'Furzey'
  • Common name: Heather
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 50cm

Spread: 1m

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Flowers

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Erica x darleyensis 'Furzey' bears clusters of lilac-pink, urn-shaped flowers, in contrast with fresh green foliage, from December to May. It has a low, spreading habit, making it an ideal candidate for using as groundcover beneath shrubs or deciduous trees. It's also suitable for growing in winter container displays.

Grow Erica x darleyensis 'Furzey' in well-drained, neutral to acidic soil in full sun.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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