Mediterranean Pink Winter Heath

Erica x darleyensis 'Mediterranean Pink'

Wonderful, popular evergreen shrub that establishes quickly for a fine, dense groundcover or border. Mounding habit displays terrific winter color, with lavender-pink flowers last through early spring.
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6 - 8

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Full sun, Partial sun

Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciatione-REE-ka dar-lee-EN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 1 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeWinter to early Spring.
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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Thrives in average to very lean, well-drained soils with an acidic pH. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first two or three growing seasons to establish a deep extensive root system. Tolerates some drought, once established. Prefers unimproved soils; avoid over-fertilizing. May be lightly pruned after flowering.

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