Erica carnea f. alba 'Whitehall'

Erica carnea f. alba 'Whitehall'

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<UL><LI><B>Position:</B> full sun or partial shade<LI><B>Soil:</B> well-drained acid soil. Will tolerate mildly alkaline soil.<LI><B>Rate of growth:</B> average<LI><B>Flowering period:</B> January to March<LI><B>Hardiness:</B> fully hardy<br><br>Masses of white, urn-shaped flowers appear from January to March among bright green foliage. This winter heather has an upright and compact habit, making it a particularly suitable container plant. Try it in a pot near the house with winter-flowering pansies and early-flowering crocuses, where it will lift the spirits in the depths of winter. In the garden it looks best planted in bold drifts among other heathers, or beneath deciduous trees. As it tolerates mildly alkaline soil there's no need to use a special potting compost.<br><br><LI><B>Garden care:</B> During the growing season water regularly, applying a half-strength application of a balanced liquid fertiliser every four weeks. After the plant has flowered trim with shears or secateurs to remove the dead flowers and encourage bushy growth.</li></ul>

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: well-drained acid soil. Will tolerate mildly alkaline soil.
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: January to March
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Masses of white, urn-shaped flowers appear from January to March among bright green foliage. This winter heather has an upright and compact habit, making it a particularly suitable container plant. Try it in a pot near the house with winter-flowering pansies and early-flowering crocuses, where it will lift the spirits in the depths of winter. In the garden it looks best planted in bold drifts among other heathers, or beneath deciduous trees. As it tolerates mildly alkaline soil there's no need to use a special potting compost.

  • Garden care: During the growing season water regularly, applying a half-strength application of a balanced liquid fertiliser every four weeks. After the plant has flowered trim with shears or secateurs to remove the dead flowers and encourage bushy growth.

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