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The English heather is a robust, evergreen shrub that adds colour to any garden with its pink flowers. The English heather, also called winter heather or heather, blooms from November until May. With its beautiful, intense flowers, it is a real eye-catcher in the garden and attracts numerous insects. Its leaves are dark green, needle-like and leathery. The shrub reaches a height of 30 to 50 centimetres and is almost as wide. As the Erica `Gost Hills´ flowers in the winter months it is a must for garden lovers! It fits best in heather gardens, rock gardens, beds and borders, but is also very attractive in a planter on the balcony or terrace. It is ideal in autumn for use in flower arrangements or wreaths.
English heather is always an asset, whether for your own garden or as a gift!
The beautiful pink flowers of the Erica will delight everyone. The small shrub is hardy and very robust, it grows very densely and compactly. This winter heather is a good ground cover because it grows low, which is a practical way of suppressing weeds. The English heather loves a sunny to semi-shady spot in the garden, as this is where it can thrive best. The place should ideally be protected from the wind. A well-drained, humus-rich and nutrient-poor soil encourages growth.
English heather is easy and versatile to use
Numerous possibilities to combine English heather with other plants should convince gardeners to buy it. The plants can be combined excellently with white hydrangea, rhododendron or Japanese flowering cimmia. However, if you plant the English heather in a large group, you will get a great visual effect. The plant is so versatile that it looks particularly good in planters on the garden table or in the entrance area. Since the English heather evaporates its winter leaves, it is a must for every careful gardener to ensure that the heather has enough water and does not dry out at high temperatures.
The best time to plant heather
As heather plants are a must in any garden! the hardy English heather can also be planted all year round. As it adds a natural flair to any garden, the best time to cut back the withered shoots is from May to June. This will encourage the heather to sprout fresh new shoots, as even in summer the Erica is a very distinctive ornamental plant that blooms beautifully for months on end!