St Dabeoc's heath Overview
An upright evergreen shrub native to the Atlantic coasts of France and Ireland. Grows up to 60cm high and has lance-shaped-oval, dark green leaves with silver hairs beneath. The cup-shaped, white-green, pink flowers borne throughout summer and autumn are about 1cm long. Varieties include, 'Alba' which has pointed dark green leaves and white flowers. 'Atropurpurea' has deep pink purple flowers. 'Creeping White' has white flowers and a low creeping habit.
Common problems with St Dabeoc's heath
How to propagate St Dabeoc's heath
Seed in spring for species or for cultivators by softwood cuttings, division or layering in summer.
Other uses of St Dabeoc's heath
Walls, rock garden, ground cover. Summer/Autumn interest.