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Erica carnea 'Springwood White'

Also called Springwood White Winter Heath


More About Erica carnea 'Springwood White'

  • Clusters of drooping, white, cylindrical flowers
  • Small, green, needle-like foliage keeps its colour all year
  • Insignificant fruit, rattles when jostled
  • Slow-growing, low, spreading habit
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

5

Height:

15-25 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

White
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Springwood White Heath Growing and Maintenance Tips

Erica can be finicky and have very specific planting requirements. Best grown in a rich, acidic soil, with average to evenly moist conditions, and excellent drainage (no tolerance for standing water). Alkaline soil will cause chlorosis (yellowing of the foliage). Protection (burlap wrap or mulch) from drying, winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.


Erica carnea 'Springwood White' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Spreading
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging