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Erica canaliculata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Ericaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Ericales
Genus  Erica
Erica canaliculata Erica canaliculata Hortipedia
Similar  Ardisia crenata, Rhododendron subg Hymenanthes, Heath, Calanthe discolor, Cyclamen persicum

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Erica canaliculata, the channelled heath or hairy grey heather, is a species of flowering plant in the family Ericaceae. The species is native to the East and West Capes of South Africa and naturalised in South Australia. It is an erect evergreen shrub, sometimes described as a tree heath (a term also applied to E. arborea and E. lusitanica). It grows to 2 m (6 ft 7 in), with tiny dark green leaves and large sprays of pink or white flowers with prominent brown anthers in winter and spring.

Erica canaliculata Heathers Erica Canaliculata from Burncoose Nurseries

Not fully hardy, in frost-prone areas it requires some protection. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit

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References

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