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Erica carnea 'Springwood White' /Spring Heath

Erica carnea 'Springwood White'   / Erica carnea 'Springwood White'
Low mounding shrub with small white flowers
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Low mounding shrub with small white flowers

Typical shrub with white flowers in summer

Planting at the North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville, NC

Low, spreading mass of fine-textured foliage

Summer foliage

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Scientific Name: Erica carnea 'Springwood White'
Common Name: Spring Heath
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Fall, Winter
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: The blossoms are welcomed in winter when little else is flowering. It makes a vigorous ground cover and can handle inland heat and tough conditions.