• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    12-16" H x 18-24" W
    Key Feature:
    Winter Flowering
    Blooms:
    Winter to early spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ER-ee-kuh KAR-nee-uh
    Plant type:Groundcover, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Average landscape size:12-16" H x 18-24" W
    Special features:Easy Care, Year-round Interest
    Blooms:Winter to early spring
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleRustic
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in lean to average, very well drained soils. Prefers acid pH but tolerates slightly alkaline soils. Young plants require consistently moist soil to become established. Prune lightly as needed for a neat appearance, removing old or damaged wood.Pruning time: spring, immediately after flowering..
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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