Heather 'Springwood White'
Erica carnea f. alba 'Springwood White'
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Erica carnea f. alba 'Springwood White' is an evergreen shrub cultivar from the Ericaceae family. It forms a prostrate mat of trailing bright green foliage. In winter to spring it is covered in delicate small bell-shaped flowers. Although lime tolerant, it grows best in well-drained neutral to acid soil. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit. It is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!
Generally not harvested.
Take semi hardwood cuttings in late summer.
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Sand, Clay, Loam, Chalk
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
This low maintenance plant is a useful shrub for including in planting designs for banks and slopes it can also be used in containers or as edging of borders in cottage. coastal or wildlife gardens.