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Erica canaliculata

Family: Ericaceae

Common names: HEATH, HEATHER

Native to: South Africa

Sentiment: solitude

Plant

Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 6.6 feet

Max width: 4 feet

Flower

pink, violet

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, specific butterfly species

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Landscape use: cut flower

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in winter

Soil acidity: slightly acidic

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: regular

Butterflies that feed on this plant

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  • Erica canaliculata  weg0017 2
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  • Erica canaliculata  weg0018
  • Erica canaliculata  weg0019 2
  • Erica canaliculata  weg0019
  • Erica canaliculata 2
  • Erica canaliculata 3
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