Erica cinerea ‘Atropurpurea’
Mature Size: 8″ H x 22″ W, broad spreading
Soil Type: Moist with good drainage
Light: Full to Part Sun
Bloom Time: June-Oct
Flower Color: Amethyst
Features: Deer Resistant. Attracts Pollinators.
Erica cinerea, commonly called Bell Heather a stunning type of heather. They grow as small bushes.
Bell Heather plants can be the trickiest of the heathers to establish after transplanting. Most of the issues come from the plant drying out. Excellent drainage is crucial, but they should also be watered regularly in the summer for the first few seasons. They also often fare better when planted in a protected location. Cold hardy to -20?F.