Heather of the month April 2016 - Erica x darleyensis ‘Spring Surprise’

Selected seedling resulting from the breeding programme of Kurt Kramer in Edewecht-Siiddorf, Germany 1992, and introduced by Kingfisher Nursery, Gedney Hill, Lincolnshire, England, in 1994. Plant Breeders' Rights granted in Germany on 31 March 1995. This is a tetraploid and hence fertile.

A recommended heather to grow in your garden.

Image courtesy of Sten-Börje Sörensson.

Heather Description

Habit: Broad upright height 31–45cm and spread 46–60cm

The Leaves: Dark green

The Flower: Dark rose-pink

Flowering Period: March - May