Heather of the month May 2019 - Erica x veitchii ‘Brockhill’

Seedling; said to have originated before 1939 at Veitch's Nursery near Brockhill, Devon, England, family home of the Bayne-Powell family; named by David McClintock in 1994 by which time its hardiness was well established; and introduced by Denbeigh Heather Nurseries (Creeting St Mary, Ipswich).

Registered 29 October 1994: David McClintock, Piatt, Kent.

Named after the Bayne-Powell family home in Devon, where this was found.


Heather Description

Habit: Upright about 1M tall

The Leaves: Mid green

The Flower: White

Flowering Period: March-May