Heather of the month October 2019 - Daboecia cantabrica ‘Bicolor’

White and beetroot (H9) flowers, some striped, often found on the same stem. Can often be late flowering, as is mine this year.

No history has been traced; as Menziesia polifolia variicolor, it was cultivated by Waterer as early as 1874.

Named from bicolor = two-coloured.

Heather Description

Habit: Spreading height 31-45cm; spread 61-75cm.

The Leaves: Mid Green

The Flower: White and beetroot

Flowering Period: June to November