Heather of the month February 2017 - Erica carnea ‘Winter Snow’

Abundant white flowers; Feb - May; bright green foliage; height 10–15cm; spread 31–45cm

A selected seedling from the deliberate cross between 'Springwood White' and 'Snow Queen' made by Kurt Kramer (Edewecht, Germany), but named and introduced by the British Heather Growers Association. It flowers a little later than 'Isabell' and 'Ice Princess'.

Registered 19 February 1993: David Small, Creeting St Mary, UK.

Images courtesy of the Heather Society

Heather Description

Habit: Low growing, height 10–15cm; spread 31-45cm

The Leaves: Bright green

The Flower: White

Flowering Period: February - May