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Erica carnea Red

Erica carnea Red

Not as fussy with soil as their counterparts, they will thrive in any well drained soil and form a low mainten... read more

This attactive and durable winter Heather variety Erica carnea is native to the alpine regions of Europe. This variety will provide you with colour and interest in your garden or on your patio long after other flowers have faded and the garden takes on a somewhat barren look. Not as fussy with soil as their counterparts, they will thrive in any well-drained soil and form a low maintenance ground cover plant.

Covers bare spots quickly Bee friendly


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Erica carnea Red - 1 shrub

Erica carnea Red - 1 shrub A08212 - Erica carnea Red

<ul class='productinfolist'><li>Delivered as pot plant</li><li>Pot size 7 cm</li><li>Available from 01/01 - 31/05</li></ul> 27pcs. in stock

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Erica carnea Red

This attactive and durable winter Heather variety Erica carnea is native to the alpine regions of Europe. This variety will provide you with colour and interest in your garden or on your patio long after other flowers have faded and the garden takes on a somewhat barren look. Not as fussy with soil as their counterparts, they will thrive in any well-drained soil and form a low maintenance ground cover plant.

Details Erica carnea Red

  • Covers bare spots quickly
  • Bee Friendly
  • Pot size: 9 cm
  • Blooms: January - April
  • Flower colour: red
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Full grown: 2 Years
  • Full grown height: 25 - 50 cm
  • Full grown width: 10 - 25 cm
  • Plant location: sunny
  • Plant depth: 10 cm
  • Plant spacing: 40 cm
  • Hardiness: -15 Celsius
  • Preferred soil: Peaty Soil

How to take care of Erica Carnea Red

ERICA, WINTER HEATHER. For best results soak the roots for approx 2 hrs before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. This is a hardy variety. Their flowers are borne in late autumn to early spring.

Its forms a low maintenance ground cover plant. Choose a sunny or light shade position. It will thrive in a limy well-drained soil. For best results you can add some peat to the soil at the time of planting.

Bunch the trailing stems together before planting and plant deeply, covering some of the leaves. This helps the plant not to go bare in the centre in later years. Keep them well watered during their first spring and summer after planting.

Trim away any unwanted bits after the flowering period but do not cut into the old wood.

Customer reviews

Dave R., Naas

Good product delivered in good time, thanks.

      Excellent
03-06-2019

Marian K., Ireland

Recived my order my shrub was fresh lovely and green very healthy will order from them again soon. Thank you,

       Excellent
20-07-2019

Pat H., Ireland

Everything I ordered arrived, well packaged - the delicate honeysuckle was looking none the worse for wear. I cannot comment on how or if they will grow yet. I shall do my part and hope for the best.

      Excellent
11-07-2019

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