Erica White Perfection


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SKU: erica-white-perfection Category:
Common Name: Heather
Size: 2-3 Litre
Hardiness: H5
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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This plant has won a RHS award

2-3 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Flowering Period: Winter – Spring
  • Hardiness: H5
  • Eventual Height: 0.1 – 0.5m
  • Eventual Spread: 0.5 – 1m

Erica White Perfection, also known as ‘Heather’ is a recipient of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit and is a strong dwarf evergreen shrub giving excellent ground cover.  It has masses of bright white bell shaped flowers from December through to April and is a vital source of early nectar for bees and other pollinating wildlife.

Looking After Your Erica White Perfection

It is a generally maintenance free shrub due to its dense habit so very little pruning is required which should be done after flowering.  Plant in fertile, moist and well drained soil and in a sunny position.  Erica White Perfection are best planted in groups for a great visual impact.