‘Spring Light’ (=Erica x cavendishiana)
Flowers yellow, May–June; foliage mid-green; habit upright, to 30cm tall, 20cm spread after 2 years (not pruned). More floriferous than ‘Gengold’ and upright.
Origins: deliberately raised seedling by Kurt Kramer, made in 2003 (03-14-2) between unnamed seedlings, both from Erica × cavendishiana ‘Gengold’ (Erica nana × patersonii), selected in 2008.
Being of South African origin the plant is not regarded as hardy in the UK and is preferably grown in a pot, using ericaceous compost, and brought into a frost free, light and airy environment during the winter months.
® E.2013:01 registered by Kurt Krammer, Edewecht, Germany.