Heather of the month December 2019 - Erica x darleyensis ‘Furzey’

Lilac-pink (H11) flowers, darkening to heliotrope (H12), XII–V; dark green foliage, the young shoots with pink tips in spring; height 31–45cm; spread 46–60cm.

A seedling found at Furzey Gardens (Minstead, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England) by Captain Dalrymple; introduced by John F. Letts (Windlesham, Surrey) by 1963.

Named after the garden in which it originated.


Heather Description

Habit: Height 31–45cm; spread 46–60cm.

The Leaves: Dark Green

The Flower: Lilac-pink (H11) flowers, darkening to heliotrope (H12)

Flowering Period: December to May