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Erica cinerea ‘Purple Beauty’
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Twisted Heath

Erica cinerea Purple Beauty

June – October.

Erica

Heath

Heaths have fine, short, needlelike evergreen leaves that vary from deep green to silver, gold, or chartreuse. Tiny, urn-shaped flowers sparkle like hoarfrost, in shades from white to pinks and rosy purples. Though most floriferous in winter and early spring, (and highly welcome at that dreary time!), a scheme for year-round color can be developed by combining with Callunas.

Erica cinerea ‘Purple Beauty’ full sun  partial shade

It was a British couple, Mr. and Mrs. Letts, whose keen eyes first noted this summer flowering beauty in the wilds of Cornwall and later introduced it. Ample-sized, more than abundant and long blooming, the luminous amethyst flowers sparkle like jewels upon the vigorous dark green needlelike foliage that defines ‘Purple Beauty’s exquisite, low bushy habit.

Size: 12" high x 22" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Erica cinerea ‘Purple Beauty’ (S-0471)
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