Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: High
Needs wet or constantly moist soil.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate grower to 1 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Year-round Interest
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Winter
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:e-REE-ka dar-lee-EN-sis
Plant type:Groundcover, Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 1 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Winter
Flower color:Pink
Flower attributesShowy Flowers
Design IdeasHeaths can be treated as spreading groundcover plants or as small mounding shrubs. They are best used in wild or rock gardens, where they can develop naturally. Particularly attractive when allowed to cascade off retaining walls and edges of raised planters.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.Pruning time: winter after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: High
Needs wet or constantly moist soil.