Erica mackayana : corolla pure white ( f. eburnea)

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).


‘Dr. Ronald Gray’

White flowers, VII–X, sparse; mid-green foliage; broad spreading habit; height 10–15cm; spread 31–45cm.

A sport from 'Lawsoniana' found by Dr Ronald Gray (Hindhead, Surrey) in 1964; introduced by Maxwell & Beale (Broadstone, Dorset) in 1966.

Named after the finder, Dr Ronald Gray, a general practitioner and Vice-president of The Heather Society, who died on 22 March 1966 (Yearbook of The Heather Society 1966: 2-3).

‘Shining Light’

White flowers, VII–IX, large, very floriferous; mid-grey-green foliage; vigorous; height 21–25cm; spread 46–60cm. Outstanding, one of the best white heathers; much better than 'Dr Ronald Gray'.