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Erica canaliculata AGM


Erica canaliculate AGM is the ideal specimen for a pot in your home, garden or conservatory. Over time, it will produce an erect, well-branched tree-like stature. From November to February, its tactile stems become smothered in a profusion of cup-shaped soft pink and white flowers, with prominent brown anthers. Its soft needle-like evergreen leaves can require protection if the temperature drops below -5°C, however, its formidable garden performance puts it on the wishlist of many gardeners. In flower it resembles the cut-flower Gypsophila, making it an apt choice for a winter bouquet in your home.
Flower Colour
White

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Kitchen Garden, Prairie Style planting

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Great Ground Cover, Ideal for Beginners, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Fully hardy perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
14 day

Flowering Time
Spring, Winter

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
150cm (60")

Height
4m (160")

Erica (Heather)

Soil

Well-drained soil

Position

Sun or part shade

Cutting

Not suitable for cutting

Flowering

Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn

Additional Information

E carnea flower in Winter and Spring. E cinerea flower in Summer and Autumn. Easy to grow fully hardy evergreen plants, prefers neutral soil with good drainage. Only need pruning as necessary, cut back flower stalks to main growth after flowering. Feed with Azalea/Rhododendron food in Feb/March then again in June. Happy in containers and borders, good for exposed or coastal planting. Attractive to wildlife.

Delivery Date: 02 Feb 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
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