Heather of the month February 2019 - Erica x darleyensis ‘Mary Helen’

Pink (H8) flowers, II–IV; yellow-gold foliage in summer, turning bronze in winter; height 21–25cm; spread 31–45cm. Resembles 'Jack H. Brummage', but slower growing and foliage darker and more colourful in benign environments. Recommended.

A seedling found by Peter J. Foley (Holden Clough Nursery, Bolton-by-Bowland, Lancashire, England) by 1980; introduced by Holden Clough Nursery in 1984.

Named after Mr & Mrs Foley's [then] new baby daughter.


Heather Description

Habit: Height 25cm, spread 45 cms

The Leaves: Yellow

The Flower: Pink

Flowering Period: February - April