Erica Carnea Vs Darleyensis. Erica x darleyensis includes many hybrids of erica carnea and erica erigena and is one of the easiest of all heathers to grow. Similar to erica carnea, but taller, more vigorous and with better frost hardiness.
This means that you do not necessarily have to use ericaceous composts but it is advised to continue to use them, as it will give a better growing media. Made, selected and named by david wilson. Broadleaf evergreen ground cover/shrub, to 2 ft (60 cm), with equal or greater spread, multistemmed.
Erica Carnea, Erica X Darleyensis And Erica Vagans Will Tolerate Heavier Soil And Will Take Phs Of 7 Or Higher, As Long As There Is Plenty Of Organic Material Present As Possible.
Erigena, probably of garden origin. Will grow in any well drained soil. November to april, flower color:
Broadleaf Evergreen Ground Cover/Shrub, To 2 Ft (60 Cm), With Equal Or Greater Spread, Multistemmed.
Mediterranea hybrida”, but as it shows as much, or more, affinity with e. X darleyensis are the ironclads of the heaths. Erica x darleyensis includes many hybrids of erica carnea and erica erigena and is one of the easiest of all heathers to grow.
Masses Of Small Urceolate Flowers Are Produced In Cylindrical Spike Along Each Stem.
It is suitable for almost any soil, needs very little pruning and is useful for smothering weeds. Carnea producing what has been known for years as e. Similar to erica carnea, but taller, more vigorous and with better frost hardiness.
These Hybrid Varieties All Arose From A Chance Seedling Between E.
Tall (30 cm) and 18 in. Erica x darleyensis includes many hybrids of erica carnea and erica erigena. Erica × darleyensis ( darley dale heath ), is a plant hybrid between the heathers e.
Unlike Some Plants In This Genus, It.
Darleyensis darley dale and all other seedlings which arose from it are classed as. July 4, 2011 by admin. Erica x darleyensis is a hybrid between winter heath (erica carnea) and irish heath (erica erigena);