Erica canaliculata 'Rosea'/Pink Heath, Heath

Erica canaliculata 'Rosea' / Erica canaliculata 'Rosea'
An abundance of pink, bell-shaped flowers
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An abundance of pink, bell-shaped flowers

Heavy flowering in winter

A handsome specimen growing in a Southern California botanical garden in late winter

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Scientific Name: Erica canaliculata 'Rosea'
Common Name: Pink Heath, Heath
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is an erect growing evergreen shrub that produces masses of pink, bell-shaped flowers in winter. It cannot tolerate low, freezing temperatures and is especially well adapted to coastal conditions. Very drought tolerant.