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Erica regia

   (Family: Ericaceae)
   
Afrikaans: belletjieheide English: Elim heath  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.7m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Frost Tolerant (light)
Rarity Status:
Rare
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily),
Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water),
Loam (gritty, moist, and retains water easily)
pH: acid
Biome: Fynbos
 
Flowering time EDIT
              x x x    
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
Red
 
White
Flower shape
 
  Polinator
  sunbirds
  Flower info
  The flowers are either red or white or a combination of the two.
 
 
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  light green, thin, needle-like leaves
 
 
 
  Seed info EDIT
  small capsules filled with tiny seeds that ripen about two months after flowering
 
 
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