Erica x factitia


‘Heidedorf Lüllingen’

Flowers white; malformed style-end noticeably crooked; stamens with sigmoid bend towards apex of filament; anthers without any visible awns (not even a tuft of spicules). Some flower bud aborted.

Deliberately raised seedling from E. lusitanica × E. carnea ‘Winterfreude’, cross made by Johannes van Leuven in 2012; clone 7.

® E.2016:08. Registered on 29th December 2016 by Johannes van Leuven (Geldern, Germany).

‘Johannes van Leuven’

Flowers white; XII-II; calyx white with greenish tips; style slightly emergent, tinged pink or green at apex; anthers with vestigial spurs reduced to a tuft of minute hairs. Foliage bright green, with pale salmon-pink new growth.