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Erica multiflora /Heath

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Scientific Name: Erica multiflora
Common Name: Heath
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is one of the many dwarf heath species that are grown as ornamentals in calcareous soils that produce small tightly packed flowers on dwarf shrub-like plants. Normally associated with dry, fast-drained soils. Heaths and heathers cannot tolerate the hot, humid conditions of the Lower South.