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Erica canaliculata

   (Family: Ericaceae)
   
English: Christmas Heather, Pink Scotch Heather, Black-Eyed Heather  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 1.5 - 2m
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
 
pH: acid
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
Pink
 
Purple
Flower shape
 
  Polinator
  Bees
  Flower info
  Many small, cup shaped, brightly-colored flowers. It flowers at any time from Jan to Dec depending on conditions.
 
 
 
 
Leaf size 06mm
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  Dark green needle-like leaves, 6mm long, with white undersides.
 
 
 
  Seed info EDIT
 
 
 
Description EDIT
Erect shrub to 2m.
Growing EDIT
Likes moist acid soil, tolerates some drought, needs good drainage, infrequent deep watering in summer.
Protect plants from winds.

Propagate by seeds, cuttings in late spring.
Distribution EDIT
In nature it occurs on moist flats and on the lower slopes of mountains.
History EDIT
Uses EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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