Obtention FOREST EDGE Nurseries
- European P.B.R.
WINTER BELLES ®
range, already made up of Katia,
is now enriched by two new selections of large-flower
heathers, of low and covering shape : 'Tyann'
has a compact and rounded form and is quite slow growing.
Height: 0.40m to 0.50m. Spread: 0.50m to 0.60m
Flowering starts early for a darleyensis hybrid, beginning
in September and continues until March. The flowers are
an unusual salmon pink in colour.
Hardy to -20°C, the Erica x darleyensis winter heathers
prefer acid soils, but tolerate neutral soils. A sunny
or semi-shady position suits them best for an optimal
In the WINTER BELLES ®
shows pretty white bells by October; Lucie
is remarkable for its magnificent good-sized violet-red
flowers, a dark foliage and round bushy shape; and compact
spreads its salmon-pink flowering over a long period.
Together with these three varieties, the new selections
allow an extension of a winter heather beds
flowering, while bringing interesting colour shades in
both flowers and foliages.
Prune after the flowering.