Heather of the month March 2019 - Erica lusitanica ‘Sunshine’

Flower buds bright dark pink, contrasting with pale yellow-green foliage, opening white; foliage yellow, fine; habit upright.

Seedling raised by Helmut Hiedl (Altusried, Germany). Resistant to Pestalotiopsis (an endophytic fungus that attacks heathers); suitable for cultivation under glass.

Heather Description

Habit: Upright

The Leaves: Yellow

The Flower: Pink buds opening to white flowers

Flowering Period: February - April