Heather of the month January 2020 - Erica carnea ‘Pallida’

Shell-pink (H16) flowers which darken, XII–V, small; dull green foliage; height 10–15cm; spread 26–30cm.

An older cultivar listed by T. & J. Backhouse (York) by 1821.

Named from pallidus = pale. Originally published as var. pallida. It is unlikely that Backhouse's original clone is the same as the present one.


Heather Description

Habit: Low spreading height 10–15cm; spread 26–30cm

The Leaves: Dull green

The Flower: Shell pink

Flowering Period: December to May