These tree heaths are hybrids between Erica arborea and Erica lusitanica. They can grow in acid or alkaline soil. Some have scented flowers.

 

Hardy to Zone 7 (0 degrees) with protection and warmer.

Cultivar

Flower Color

Time of
Bloom

Height and Width
in approx. 4 yrs

Foliage

Winter

Foliage

Comments

Exeter * +

sweet scented white

Mar-May

4' x 2'

light green

 

floriferous

Gold Tips +

white

Mar-June

26 x 24

bright green

spring tips gold

 

Pink Joy

pink buds open white

Mar-June

60 x 30

medium green

 

showy