Plants in stock

Erica cerinthoides : fact sheet


Species name:
Erica cerinthoides
Common names:
Fire heath ,Klipheide ,Red Erica ,Red hairy heath ,Rooihartjieheide
Description:
Red erica, Shrub Medium

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 150cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Shrub Medium - Below 150cm ,Shrubs All
Usage:
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones ,Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Blooms irregularly
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves Heath-like/ short needle-like - Ornamental

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock
George
tel: 044 8890055
email: andrea@newplant.co.za