White Bell Winter Heath
Erica x darleyensis 'Silberschmelze'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||e-REE-ka dar-lee-EN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 1 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Fall through Spring|
|Design Ideas||This plant is ideal for mounds around boulders and in rock gardens. Works well on cliff-side plantings or slopes facing the coastal winds. Irregular shape is perfect in natural gardens and in mixed conifer plantings on acidic but well-drained soils.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Hillside, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Cool Season Flowers|
Thrives in average to very lean, acidic, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, prefers evenly moist soil but tolerates mild dry spells. Prefers unimproved soils; avoid over-fertilizing. Lightly prune after flowering for a tidy appearance.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 8