Mediterranean White Winter Heath
Erica x darleyensis 'Mediterranean White'
|Description||This compact, evergreen shrub creates a low, mounding, deer-resistant ground cover. Pure white lowers billow over fine deep green foliage.Thrives in cool-summer areas. Requires minimal care. A colorful, early-season bloomer for rock gardens, slopes or borders.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Blooms||Late winter to early spring|
|Mature Size||Spreads to 14 to 18 in. tall, 24 to 30 in. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||Heaths 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.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Camellia (Camellia); Azalea (Azalea); Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Holly (Ilex); Pine (Pinus); Hosta (Hosta)|
|Care||Easily grown in average, well drained soils with neutral to acidic pH. Young plants require consistently moist soil to become established. Prune lightly as needed for a neat appearance, removing old or damaged wood. Feed lightly in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.