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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:
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
Flower shape
  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
  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
Ecology EDIT
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