False Heath

Fabiana spp.

profile iconFabiana sp. 2007-06-02 (flowers)
by Magnus Manske (CC-BY-SA-3.0)
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profile iconFabiana sp. 2007-06-02 (flowers)
by Magnus Manske (CC-BY-SA-3.0)
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Also known as false heath, the genus Fabiana contains around 15 evergreen shrubs commonly grown for their profuse, heath-like foliage which is reduced to needle-like, overlapping leaves and for their attractive bell to tubular-shaped flowers. Blooms are commonly white, pink or yellow-orange pastel shades. Some species are commonly cultivated in horticulture.
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Planning

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

Chile

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Sand, Loam, Chalk

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Solanaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Yellow, White, Orange
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