Dwarf Heath

Erica nana

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At Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens


Genus
Erica
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As winter begins to loosen its grip in the Cape, spring is heralded by a magnificent profusion of sunshine yellow as Erica nana comes into flower. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring

Special features

Attracts birds

Pot plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Ericaceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Credits

profile iconErica nana
by Julia Dabush, Kirstenbosch NBG, May 2010 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)