Erica scoparia ssp. scoparia is native to central and southern France, the Iberian peninsula, Corsica, Sardinia and north Africa.  They require acid soil.  They have tiny brownish green flowers in late spring and early summer and have clouds of pollen for such tiny flowers.  A collector’s item and very rare.

 

Zones 7 (0 degrees) or warmer.

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Cultivar

Flower Color

Time of
Bloom

Height and Width
in approx. 4 yrs

Foliage

Winter

Foliage

Comments

ssp azorica *

tiny

chestnut

May-June

neat 4’ x 30”

light green

 

ssp azorica new Zone 6, foliage curls, very rare

Minima *

tiny brownish green

May-June

10” x 32”

light green

 

neat habit

very rare