Erica ciliaris f. albiflora : corolla pure white

Flowering periods are indicated by Roman numerals from I to XII (each equivalent to a month); thus, for example, IX-XII means September to December (in northern hemisphere).


‘Alba’

White small and narrow flowers, though abundantly produced and of a good clear white ; VII–X; mid-green foliage; height 21–25cm; spread 31–45cm.

Not as good as 'Stoborough'.

Named from the Latin albus = white; after the flower colour.

‘Stoborough’

White flowers; VII–X; mid-green foliage; erect; height 21–25cm; spread 31–45cm. The best white Dorset heath, found near Stoborough, Dorset.

‘White Wings’

Flowers white; VIII–IX; dark grey-green foliage; spreading; height 10–15cm; spread 31–45cm. Sport from 'Mrs C. H. Gill' found at Foxhollow, Windlesham, Surrey.