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ERICA x darleyensis 'Ghost Hills'
Ghost Hills Heath, Hybrid Heath
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The hybrid of winter heath and Irish heath, Ghost hills heath is a low evergreen shrub bearing clusters of small red-purple, bell-shaped flowers over many weeks in winter and early spring. The small, needle-like, whorled leaves are grren tipped with silver.
This plant prefers well-drained, slightly acidic soil, full sun, and protection from drying winds. It tolerates neutral soil and short periods of drought. It is often used in the rock garden, or as an edging or ground cover.
8 - 7
6 - 8
2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Needled or Scaled Evergreen
Full Sun, Partial Sun
12"-15" / 30.5cm - 38.1cm
20"-24" / 50.8cm - 61.0cm
Early Spring, Winter
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall
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