Erica lusitanica ‘Great Star’ ‘Le Vasterival’
Good for pollinators

Common Name : erica lusitanica 'Le Vasterival'Type : ShrubHabit : ErectFoliage : EvergreenHeight : 1.5-2.5 metresSpread : 1-1.5 metresFlower colour : WhiteFlowering from : Novemberto FebruaryFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H4
Hardy through most of the UK -10° to -5°
Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : AcidSeason of interest : Spring - WinterTo be Sheltered Fragrant

White flowers with pink buds, III–V, in long plumes; dark green foliage; erect. From the garden of the Princess Sturdza, called Le Vasterival (Normandy, France), introduced by Minier’s Nursery). This was wrongly identified initially as Erica x veitchii, and is marketed under the trade designation GREAT STAR. [The Heather Society]


 

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