Erica carnea ‘Challenger’
Mature Size: 6″ H x 18″ W
Soil Type: Moist with good drainage
Light: Full to Part Sun
Bloom Time: Jan-April
Flower Color: Magenta/Crimson
Features: Deer Resistant. Attracts Pollinators.
Erica carnea, also known as Winter Heather, are very hardy types of heather. They give landscapes long lasting winter color. Heather can be sheared lightly right after blooming to form a bushier plant.
Erica carnea Heather grows fairly quickly. They can be grown in most types of soil and are the easiest to grow of the heathers. Cold hardy to -30?F with wind protection.