Erica x darleyensis Heath, heather 'Jenny Porter'
Compact, bushy evergreen shrub with small, bottle-green needlelike leaves and pale pink, bell-shaped flowers carried in clusters al the lips of the shoots.
Height & Spread: 40x40cm
E. x darleyensis 'Furzey' Lilac-pink flowers and
pink-tipped spring foliage.
E. x darleyensis 'Ghost Hills' Bright green foliage
tipped with cream in spring.
Plant in autumn in window boxes
of humus-rich compost (the ericas mentioned here do not need ericaceous compost). Site in full sun. Water freely and apply a weak liquid feed every four weeks. Clip the flower spikes back once they are past their best. Botrytis (grey mould) may develop in warm, humid conditions.