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Erica oatesii Winter Fire

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Erica oatesii Winter Fire

ErioatWF
Heath,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 23
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.51 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.26 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Erica oatesii Winter Fire Heath,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Rounded

Description:
Evergreen shrub with small, soft, needle shaped leaves on fine stems. Brilliant bright orange-red tubular flowers are produced over the entire plant in winter. Erica’s are drought tolerant brighten up the garden, attracting birds and as a cut flower. Grows approx 1.5m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Grows best in well-drained, acidic soil in a sunny position. Needs protection from winter frosts. Trim back by one third after flowering to ensure compact bushy plants.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: TBA
Fruit: Insignificant

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