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Erica x darleyensis 'Alba Mollis'

Common Name:
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Ericaceae (The Heath Family)
Geographic Origin:
Central and Eastern Europe
California Native?:
Plant Size:
1 foot high by 3-4 feet wide
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Foundation plantings
Flowering Season:
Winter and spring
Flower Color:
Full sun
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 10 degrees F. or less
A dense mound, usually under 1 foot high and perhaps 3 feet wide. It has dark green leaves, bronze-tinted in new growth. It displays masses of pure white blossoms for many weeks in winter and early spring. Best with full sun along the coast, light shade inland, in well drained, preferably acid soil with moderate watering. Hardy to 0-10 degrees F.