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Erica cerinthoides Red

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Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 23
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.92 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $9.82 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Erica cerinthoides Red Fire Erica, Fire Heath, Red Hairy Heath,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Erect, evergreen shrub with small,hairy needle-like foliage. Masses of bright red tubular flowers are produced in Winter. A tough plant growing to approx 1m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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