A picture of a Rosy Pink Heath

Rosy Pink Heath

Erica abietina ssp. atrorosea

Also known as

Wine-Red Heath

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Rosy Pink Heath

Erica abietina subsp. atrorosea flower
Erica abietina subsp. atrorosea

Rosy Pink Heath Overview

Found only on the Cape Peninsula, this heath is known to older mountain walkers as Erica phylicifolia. When Dr Ted Oliver revised this section of Erica in 2002, he included this species in the abietina complex.

Special features of Rosy Pink Heath

Attracts birds